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Netflix's court battle against SK Broadband over network fees begins with net-neutrality debate

By Wooyoung Lee
  • 30 Oct 2020 01:59
  • 30 Oct 2020 01:59
Netflix’s court battle against South Korean Internet-service provider SK Broadband kicked off today at a Seoul court, with the two sides clashing over the principle of network neutrality and whether it is still relevant when Internet traffic is growing exponentially, leading to increased costs for Internet-service providers to maintain networks.

A debate emerged over

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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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