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Comment: Apple, Google app stores face new wave of scrutiny in Asia-Pacific

By Laurel Henning, Wooyoung Lee and Sachiko Sakamaki
  • 11 Sep 2020 01:52
  • 11 Sep 2020 01:52
Apple and Google's app stores have been causing a wave of concern for antitrust regulators recently that began in the EU and US and has now landed firmly in the Asia Pacific region.

In Australia, a six-month assessment of competition between app stores kicked off this week, while in South Korea the

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Sachiko Sakamaki

Senior Correspondent, Tokyo


Sachiko covers antitrust, mergers and acquisitions, privacy and data security, as well as patent disputes related to connected cars. She has an undergraduate degree from Waseda University in Tokyo and a master's degree in communications from United States International (now Alliant International) University in California. She previously worked as a journalist for Time magazine, the Far Eastern Economic Review, Bloomberg News, and the Washington Post in Japan.

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