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Platforms' Covid-19 expansion heightens regulatory concerns, top South Korean official says

By Jenny Lee
  • 10 Sep 2021 00:30
  • 12 Sep 2021 22:11
The growth of online platforms that swept the world during the Covid-19 pandemic may have been a boon for vendors and consumers, but the benefits of the expansion came with new dangers, the head of South Korea’s competition regulator said today.

Addressing the European Chamber of Commerce in Korea , Joh Sung-wook,

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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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