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Facebook wins appellate trial against South Korean regulator over network slowdown sanction

By Wooyoung Lee
  • 11 Sep 2020 01:19
  • 11 Sep 2020 01:19
Facebook won an appellate trial against South Korea’s communications regulator today, with a court in Seoul upholding an earlier court decision that overturned sanctions the regulator sought to impose on the social media company in 2018.
"The court found that Facebook's conduct of rerouting access didn't significantly harm users and

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Wooyoung Lee

Correspondent, Seoul

Wooyoung Lee is a correspondent based in MLex’s Seoul office, South Korea, covering antitrust, privacy and data security, mergers and acquisitions and financial services. Wooyoung has more than a decade of experience in journalism, public policy and research. She has worked and written for news outlets including The Korea Herald, Al Jazeera International, Bloomberg BNA, Monocle, among others.

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