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Apple faces dawn raid by South Korean competition regulator over claims of excessive fee collection

By Jenny Lee
  • 27 Sep 2022 05:09
  • 27 Sep 2022 05:32
Apple’s South Korean unit was raided yesterday by investigators from the country's antitrust regulator  after complaints were made about the tech giant’s excessive collection of fees from developers using the App Store.

MLex understands the raid is part of a probe into allegations that Apple collects commissions from app developers that go beyond the stated

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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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