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Comment: South Korean platform giants Kakao and Naver next on antitrust hit list

By Jenny Lee
  • 17 Sep 2021 04:04
  • 20 Sep 2021 03:18
It’s been only a few weeks since South Korea grabbed the world’s attention by stripping Apple and Google of a lucrative revenue stream worth tens of billions of dollars with groundbreaking legislation that bars app store operators from forcing developers to use proprietary payment systems for in-app purchases.
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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.

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