Antitrust Antitrust

Naver and South Korean regulator clash over algorithm self-preferencing in Seoul court

By Wooyoung Lee
  • 07 Jul 2022 10:53
  • 07 Jul 2022 10:53
Naver and the South Korea competition regulator have faced off in court over the portal giant’s alleged self-preferencing conduct and the earlier decision by the regulator to impose a sanction on the company.
Naver is appealing a fine of 26.6 billion ($23.1 million) imposed by the regulator for manipulating search

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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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