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Apple, Google, other global IT firms push back on app-market bill in South Korean National Assembly

By Jenny Lee
  • 17 Aug 2021 20:20
  • 19 Aug 2021 21:41
Ahead of a judicial review of a bill that would block Apple and Google from compelling the use of their proprietary payment systems, the Silicon Valley behemoths expressed their objections to the bill to South Korea’s National Assembly, calling it unconstitutional and unfair, MLex has confirmed.

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Jenny Lee

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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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