S. Korea Drops Antitrust Case Against Google

Law360, New York (July 18, 2013, 1:16 PM EDT) -- South Korea's antitrust regulator has reportedly dropped an investigation of Google Inc. stemming from two rival search engines' complaints that the Internet search giant forced cellphone makers to preload its applications on their devices.

South Korea's Fair Trade Commission determined that Google had not harmed competition by requiring cellphone makers that offer the Android operating system to load Google's search engine on their products, according to a report Thursday from the Yonhap news agency, which cited an unnamed KFTC official as a source for the information....
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