The EU Commission sends a statement of objections to a technology company suspected of imposing restrictions on device manufacturers and mobile network operators (Google Android)

EU Commission Hits Google With Abuse Of Dominance Charges Over Android* Just as expected, following a one-year investigation and a number of information requests, the European Commission formally announced today that it is accusing Google’s parent company, Alphabet, of abusing its dominant position in relation to the Android mobile operating system. Google is already facing antitrust charges from Brussels over promoting its own shopping service in online searches. The stakes seem higher for Google in the Android case, however, as it made about $11 billion last year from advertising sales on Android

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  • Constantine Cannon (London)
  • Constantine Cannon (London)

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Richard Pike, Yulia Tosheva, The EU Commission sends a statement of objections to a technology company suspected of imposing restrictions on device manufacturers and mobile network operators (Google Android), 20 April 2016, e-Competitions Bulletin April 2016, Art. N° 80234

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