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Seoul Court cancels watchdog's KRW 396 million fine on Facebook

Friday 23 August 2019 | 05:34 CET | News
The Seoul Administrative Court has ruled in favor of Facebook by canceling a KRW 396 million (approximately USD 328,000) fine imposed on the US social media giant by the Korea Communications Commission (KCC), Yonhap news agency reports. The legal dispute started in 2016, when subscribers of local telecom operators SK Broadband and LG Uplus reported a slowdown in their Facebook connections as the US firm rerouted their network connections to overseas servers.

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Facebook / Kakao / Korea Communications Commission / LG / Naver / Netflix / SK Broadband / YouTube
Countries: Korea, Republic of
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