CASE COMMENTS: EUROPEAN AND INTERNATIONAL LAW – ITALY – APP STORE – VIDEO GAMES – MONOPOLIZATION

USA: The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California receives a complaint from the developer of a famous video game accusing the company hosting the game in its application store of monopolization (Epic Games / Apple)

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Walid Chaiehloudj, USA: The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California receives a complaint from the developer of a famous video game accusing the company hosting the game in its application store of monopolization (Epic Games / Apple), 24 August 2020, Concurrences N° 4-2020, Art. N° 97606, p. 255

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