Korean Search Co. Slaps Google Over Android Settings

Law360, New York (April 15, 2011, 1:14 PM EDT) -- The operator of one of South Korea's largest search engines accused Google Inc. on Friday of abusing the dominance of its smartphone operating system by making its own search tool the default on Android phones.

NHN Corp., which runs the popular Naver search engine, said it had filed a complaint with the Korean Fair Trade Commission over Google's behavior in the mobile search market.

Daum Communications Corp., which operates the country's second-largest search engine, also filed a complaint with the antitrust watchdog over similar concerns that...
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