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South Korea's Coupang makes voluntary changes to consent process for membership fees amid KFTC 'dark pattern' probe

By Jenny Lee
  • 10 Jul 2024 03:20
  • 10 Jul 2024 03:20
Online retailer Coupang has implemented changes to its process for increasing membership fees, following the launch of an investigation by the South Korean competition regulator.
The e-commerce giant announced yesterday that it has added a new feature to explicitly confirm users’ consent regarding the upcoming price hike for its Wow

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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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