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Taiwan's Fair Trade Commission Investigating Samsung For Online Attacks Against HTC

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http://techcrunch.com – Taiwan’s Fair Trade Commission is investigating charges that Samsung paid students to attack rival HTC’s smartphones online. The South Korean tech giant could potentially face a fine of up to NTD $25 million ($835,000 USD) if the charges of false advertising are upheld. Samsung’s Taiwanese agent allegedly hired students to write online articles attacking HTC and recommending Samsung handsets. In response, Samsung’s Taiwan office posted a note on its Facebook page apologizing for “any inconvenience and confusion” and saying it “has halted all Internet m (IT news)