Korean trustbusters raid Google offices

The Korean Fair Trade Commission, that country’s antitrust agency, raided Google’s offices in Seoul today, CNET has learned.Regulators are apparently interested in information about Google allegedly limiting access to rival search engines on its Android mobile operating system. In April, two Korean Internet companies–NHN, which operates the popular Naver search engine there, and Daum Comminications–asked the country’s Fair Trade Commission to investigate Google’s business practices regarding mobile search.To read this CNET report in full, see:
news.cnet.com/8301-1023_3-20102191-93/korean-trustbusters-raid-google-offices-scoop/Also see:Google’s Korean Offices Raided Over Android Antitrust Concerns
Google’s Korean offices were raided early Tuesday by authorities, a source confirmed to AllThingsD.While Google did not comment directly on the raid, the company did note it is cooperating with the Korean Fair Trade Commission in regard to concerns about Android.

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