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Apple to make voluntary correction to stop charging South Korean app developers excessive fees, antitrust chief says

By Jenny Lee
  • 22 Nov 2022 07:00
  • 22 Nov 2022 05:36
Apple will complete all necessary steps to correct by early next year its practice of charging South Korean app developers a fee without first deducting value-added tax, the country’s antitrust chief said in a meeting with local developers today.

According to a statement (see here) from the Korea Fair Trade Commission,

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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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