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FTC raids Google Korea offices for fourth time since September

 |  May 31, 2012

Korea’s Fair Trade Commission has raided Google’s Korea offices this week, making it the fourth investigation of the search company since September 2011. The raid concerns two issues. The first is the complaint lodged by NHN and Daum Communications, which alleges that Google Korea has entered into agreements with smartphone manufacturers to exclude apps provided by competing Korean search engines. The second issue is whether Google Korea has been obstructing the FTC’s on-site investigations with acts such as concealing documents.

Full content: The Korea Herald


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