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Comment: Antitrust, privacy regulators in South Korea in subtle competition over digital-ad regulation

By Jenny Lee and Wooyoung Lee
  • 23 Jun 2021 23:34
  • 23 Jun 2021 23:34
Gone are the days in when no one was held accountable for anything in the digital-advertising market.

The issue of digital advertising has recently been thrust into the spotlight by regulators in Europe, Asia and elsewhere, which are gearing up to regulate these unregulated markets that are expanding rapidly and beginning

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Jenny Lee


Jenny joined MLex’s Seoul bureau in 2021 as a correspondent focusing on competition law and data privacy and security. Jenny received a Master’s degree from Northwestern University’s renowned Medill School of Journalism and worked for a number of news organizations in the US, including the Associated Press Television News, McClatchy and Voice of America, where she worked for almost three years in Washington DC. She returned to her native South Korea in 2019 as a reporter for Wired Korea.

Wooyoung Lee

Correspondent, Seoul

Wooyoung Lee is a correspondent based in MLex’s Seoul office, South Korea, covering antitrust, privacy and data security, mergers and acquisitions and financial services. Wooyoung has more than a decade of experience in journalism, public policy and research. She has worked and written for news outlets including The Korea Herald, Al Jazeera International, Bloomberg BNA, Monocle, among others.

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