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Consumer Watchdog urges FTC to charge Google over Android

Thursday 21 April 2016 | 11:30 CET | News
US public interest group Consumer Watchdog has urged the Federal Trade Commission to file antitrust charges against Google for using its monopoly power over the Android operating system to stifle competition and unfairly drive consumer to its own services. The consumer protection group's call comes after the European Commission filed formal charges in an antitrust case against Google, finding it guilty of abusing its dominant position by imposing restrictions on Android device makers and mobile network operators.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: European Commission / Federal Trade Commission / Google
Countries: United States
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