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Russia Finds Google Abusing Its Mobile Dominance PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 15 September 2015
We all know now that mobile phones are mostly powered by the Android operating system, and over the years, the trend seems to continue to solidify in favor of Google. And of course, being a monopoly in the respective field, it looks like Google has definitely its was of abusing their monopolistic position, and recent findings by the Russian government suggests that Google is indeed abusing their mobile dominance through the Android operating system.

Apparently, Yandex a Russian search firm has filed a complain against Google, whereby the alleged that Google was abusing their monopoly in their Android OS, by making sure that phone makers would pre-install some Google apps, while precluding third party apps. Russia’s anti-monopoly regulator has determined that Google’s app policy violates their national competition law, and Google would be subjected to coughing up a hefty fine of 15 percent of their Russian revenue from 2014, if found guilty.

Russia Finds Google Abusing Its Mobile Dominance

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