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Competition & Antitrust

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Paranoid about Android
  • European Union
  • 26 July 2018

The European Commission recently imposed a record fine of €4.34 billion on Google. The commission identified a number of abuses and concluded that Google is dominant in the markets for general internet search services, licensable smart mobile operating systems and app stores for the Android mobile operating system. In such an innovative and competitive industry, a decision and fine on this scale arguably sends the wrong message.

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