Oct 122015
 October 12, 2015  Posted by  Business, Featured News, Non-U.S., Surveillance

Philip Iglauer reports:

Kakao, the company behind South Korea’s most popular instant messaging app, KakaoTalk, has said it will cooperate with government prosecutors when they request chat messages, ending a year-long standoff over privacy.

The decision marks a 180-degree turn for the company and, to date, the most clear departure in corporate strategy from its former CEO Lee Seok-Woo with new CEO, 34-year-old Lim Ji-Hoon, who took the helm officially during a stakeholders meeting on September 30.

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