Yonhap: Korean Watchdog Reportedly Dropping Charges Against Google Over Android ‘Unfair’ Use

Posted on May 3 2013 - 10:51am by Editorial Staff


According to the Yonhap News Agency, Korean watchdog reportedly set to drop charges against Google over “unfair” use of Android. The moves suppose to be taken place taken two-year-long time for investigators to come at conclusion. While the decision do keen to take an important role in action as Android holds the stronger smartphone market share.

The story started when back in April 2011, Naver and Daum accused Google over anti-competitive and claimed that the search giant forces its mobile operating system to pre-load on devices. With now, the publication confirmed that the watchdog planning to “drop the charges.”

The publication also cites an industry source saying, “We were informed that the FTC temporarily decided to drop the charges against Google though the whole process has yet to be finalized.”

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