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Officials raid Google South Korea office

Juha-Matti Laurio [PersonRank 10]

Wednesday, September 7, 2011
6 years ago8,494 views

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reuters.com/article/2011/09/06 ...

Juha-Matti Laurio [PersonRank 10]

6 years ago #

Quoting:

<<...Google, the world's No. 1 search engine, is under investigation by antitrust authorities in the United States and in Europe.

The source, who asked not be identified because of the sensitivity of the matter, said officials from the Korean Fair Trade Commission went into Google's offices on Tuesday morning and planned to return on Wednesday morning. ...>>

Roger Browne [PersonRank 10]

6 years ago #

Korea wasn't in the United States or Europe the last time I checked...

David Mulder [PersonRank 10]

6 years ago #

[put at-character here]Roger Browne, isn't that just a general statement making clear that now Korea is investigation *as well*

Roger Browne [PersonRank 10]

6 years ago #

It's just a garbled article. The next paragraph starts with the words "The source", which would mean the source for the statement just made.

Being investigated is the price that a big company pays for being the market leader. Government action will usually be against the biggest player in the market, unless it appeases the government officials by doing deals with them.

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