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Google faces Android antitrust complaints in South Korea

Friday 15 April 2011 | 13:48 CET | News
Google is facing antitrust complaints in South Korea as mobile phones using its Android software gain dominance, reports Bloomberg. NHN and Daum Communications, operators of South Korea's internet search sites, said in statements that they filed complaints against Google with the country's Fair Trade Commission for blocking local phone carriers and manufacturers from embedding their search applications in devices using the Android operating system. Android is an open platform, and carriers and partners are free to decide which applications and services to include, Lois Kim, a Seoul-based

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