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Abuse of dominant position: The Paris Court of appeal overturns a decision by the Paris Commerce Tribunal and follows the French NCA’s position regarding the absence of predatory practices by the leading internet search engine on the market of cartography API (Google / Evermaps)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. CA Paris, 25 November 2015, judgment no. 12/02931 (Evermaps/Google) On 25 November 2015, Chamber 4 of Pole 5 of the Paris Court of Appeal handed down a judgment in which it ruled in the case between Evermaps, formerly Bottin Cartographes, and Google, direct competitors both offering businesses a mapping service enabling them to insert a map into an internet site, with the difference that the former charges for the service, while the latter offers a freemium-type service, comprising two versions: one free, the basic version, 'Google Maps API', while the other - Google Maps for Business -, which is subject to a charge, offers enhanced functionalities. In

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Alain Ronzano, Abuse of dominant position: The Paris Court of appeal overturns a decision by the Paris Commerce Tribunal and follows the French NCA’s position regarding the absence of predatory practices by the leading internet search engine on the market of cartography API (Google / Evermaps), 25 November 2015, Concurrences N° 1-2016, Art. N° 78061, www.concurrences.com

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