Antitrust Antitrust

Google's in-app payment rules need swift state response to mitigate harmful effects, South Korean lawmakers say

By Wooyoung Lee
  • 08 Oct 2020 01:53
  • 08 Oct 2020 01:53
Google’s plan to change its in-app payment policy could violate South Korea’s competition law because the tech giant is taking advantage of its dominant position to impose a fixed commission rate on local app developers, a South Korean lawmaker argued in an audit hearing on the country’s competition regulator today.

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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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