Google : South Korean regulator fines Google for $177 Million for imposing android OS

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Seoul, Sep 14 : South Korea’s regulator, the Korea Fair Trade Commission (KFTC), said it ordered Google to pay a fine of 207.4 billion won ($177 million) for imposing the Android operating system on smartphone manufacturers.

The KFTC was investigating Google for preventing local smartphone manufacturers such as Samsung Electronics from using operating systems from other developers and imposing the Android OS on them, as well as forcing developers to publish their games only to Play Store.

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