Google Faces Antitrust Probes In Argentina, Korea

Law360, New York (April 27, 2012, 4:04 PM EDT) -- Antitrust regulators in Argentina and South Korea are both investigating Google Inc.'s operations, the Internet search giant revealed Wednesday, as it faces a continuing European Union probe and a recently stepped-up Federal Trade Commission investigation.

Argentina's National Commission for the Defense of Competition and Korea's Fair Trade Commission have launched probes of "certain business practices" at Google, the company said in a filing with the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission.

The Argentinian regulator told the company that it had opened a "preliminary inquiry" into Google's "search and...
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