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Dominant position: The European Commission imposes a €4.34 billion fine on the dominant search engine operator on Android mobile devices for strengthening its dominance (Google)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On September 20, 2019, the Commission made public the decision adopted on July 18, 2018. which, it will be recalled, fined Google €4.34 billion for abusing its dominant position not only in the market for general internet search services but also in the market for licensed intelligent mobile operating systems and online application shops for the Android mobile operating system. The Mountain View firm would therefore have a long-standing strategy of using Android as a vehicle to consolidate its search engine dominance on mobile devices. In essence, the Commission criticises Google for imposing restrictions on Android device manufacturers (Samsung, Huawei,

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Alain Ronzano, Dominant position: The European Commission imposes a €4.34 billion fine on the dominant search engine operator on Android mobile devices for strengthening its dominance (Google), 18 July 2019, Concurrences N° 4-2019, Art. N° 91768, www.concurrences.com

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