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EU penalties Google document EUR4.3 bn over Android

Brussels has hit Google with a record €4.3bn fine for abusing the dominant market position of its Android operating system for mobile phones. The European Commission finding is the most consequential decision made in its eight-year antitrust battle with the US technology company. The fine significantly outstrips the €2.4bn charge Brussels imposed on the company last year for favouring its own site in comparison shopping searches. The findings take aim at a core part of Google’s business strategy over the past decade, outlawing restrictions on its Android […]

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