Taiwan Launches Antitrust Probe of Yahoo Over Auction Fees

Taiwan's Fair Trade Commission is investigating Yahoo for possible antitrust violations after some users complained about the company's new fee policy for its auction service. Yahoo, Taiwan's largest Web portal, announced that starting on Aug. 10 it will charge users a 3 percent transaction fee on most of the items auctioned on the site, in addition to current fixed fees for listing and various functions.

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