Google fined $32 million in South Korea for anti-competitive behaviour

  • The Anti-trust regulator of South Korea has fined Alphabet Inc.’s Google 42.1 billion won ($32 million) for blocking its rival from releasing video games.
  • Korea’s Fair Trade Commission informed that Google is using its clout in the mobile app market to squeeze out a rival.
  • The Korean regulator has ordered Google LLC, Google Korea, and Google Asia Pacific to cease offering support to mobile game companies in exchange for promises of exclusivity.