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Opinion

The world should cheer South Korea's battle against Big Tech

Seoul's Google smackdown draws ironic road map for the global economy

| South Korea
Moon Jae-in should pivot immediately to take on monopolistic behavior.   © Reuters

William Pesek is an award-winning Tokyo-based journalist and author of "Japanization: What the World Can Learn from Japan's Lost Decades."

The irony was the 800-pounder in the room as South Korea slapped Google with a $177 million fine for monopolistic behavior.

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