Head of South Korea’s antitrust regulator said the agency will closely examine whether Google’s agreements with handset manufacturers on the US firm’s Android mobile operating system limits market competition.
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Jeong Jae-chan, chairman of the Korea Fair Trade Commission, said the agency will re-examine anti-competition issues over Google’s policies on the Android platform but did not elaborate on specifics.
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The agency said in August it was looking into whether the US firm, whose corporate parent is Alphabet Inc., has violated South Korean anti-competition laws but did not elaborate on what potential charges might be brought against Google.
Courtesy : Express Tribune