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Comment: Why Apple, Google could remain unscathed by South Korea's in-app payments law

By Jenny Lee
  • 17 Nov 2021 21:33
  • 17 Nov 2021 23:21
When Apple and Google’s stranglehold on in-app payment services was targeted by world-first legislation in South Korea, the underlying belief of many was that the new rules would bring about massive changes to the country’s mobile ecosystems.
The assumption was that by barring both tech giants from forcing developers to

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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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