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Apple Pay rollout draws attention of South Korean antitrust regulator for signs of potential dominance

By Jenny Lee
  • 21 Feb 2023 06:56
  • 21 Feb 2023 06:56
Antitrust authorities in South Korea are keeping a watch on Apple's impending Apple Pay launch for signs of potential dominance in the domestic market.
The head of the Korea Fair Trade Commission, or KFTC, Han Ki-jeong, said during a recent parliamentary hearing that his agency is looking into the impact

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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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