The French Competition Authority dismisses a complaint regarding alleged anticompetitive practices in the sectors for internet music downloads and digital walkmans (Apple)

Internet music downloads - The Conseil dismisses VirginMega's complaint against Apple, due to insufficient evidence in view of the case elements available.* On 28th June 2004, the Conseil de la concurrence received a complaint from the company VirginMega regarding practices by the company Apple Computer France, along with a request for interim measures. The Conseil considered that in view of the case elements available, there was insufficient evidence of the existence of practices infringing competition law. Consequently, it dismissed both the referral and the associated request for interim measures. VirginMega's complaint VirginMega, a subsidiary of the Lagardère group, offers a platform enabling customers to download music via the Internet. Consumers who

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French Competition Authority, The French Competition Authority dismisses a complaint regarding alleged anticompetitive practices in the sectors for internet music downloads and digital walkmans (Apple), 9 November 2004, e-Competitions Interim measures, Art. N° 61489

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