South Korea’s National Assembly on Tuesday approved a bill that will force Google and Apple to allow competitors’ payment systems in their app stores, the first country to do so and a move that could crimp the revenue the tech giants collect from sales in their dominant mobile marketplaces. The law stops Apple and Google from requiring app developers to use only their in-app payment systems....
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