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  1. Korea’s FTC Acquits Google of Antitrust Charges

    The antitrust charges were originally brought about in 2011 by South Korea's two largest search operators, NHN Corp.and Daum Communications Corp. And while this may be one small win for Google in Korea, it's still sorting out a three-year antitrust...

  2. Google Reveals Argentina, South Korea Investigations

    Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that it is the subject of probes in both Argentina and South Korea. Both Argentina’s Comision Nacional de Defensa de la Competencia and the Korea Fair Trade Commission in South Korea have also opened an...

  3. S. Korea FTC Raids Google Over Android Practices

    This is the second raid in South Korea in less than six months; Google was also raided by police in August 2010 for illegally grabbing and storing data as part of Street View. The Korean Fair Trade Commission (KFTC) raided Google's Seoul offices...

  4. Asia Search Update: Yahoo Algo Transition Goes to India, Google Eyes Southeast Asia

    Naver commands more than 70 percent market share in South Korea, making it the fifth most used search engine in the world, following Google, Yahoo, Baidu, and Bing. Yahoo’s organic search results are scheduled to transition to Microsoft Bing for...

  5. Real Names: Google+, Government & The Identity Ecosystem

    Why did Google in 2009 refuse to honor South Korea’s real name system and now insist on one for Google users? Just two years ago in 2009, in the name of Internet freedom, Google refused to go along with South Korea’s Real ID/Real Name policy.

  6. Gmail Phishing Attack: China Cries Slander

    China last week called the allegations unfounded and that Google had "ulterior motives" in revealing the attacks, which targeted hundreds of users, including "senior U.S.government officials, Chinese political activists, officials in several Asian...

  7. Search Week in Review for May 7, 2011

    Google South Korea Offices Raided by Police by Thom Craver South Korea has targeted Google for allegedly collecting and storing data against local laws. Here's a recap of this week's columns and news stories for the week of May 1 to 7, as reported...