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EU may launch Apple Pay probe if there are formal complaints

Tuesday 11 December 2018 | 10:32 CET | News
Apple's mobile payment service is not yet dominant enough in Europe to face an investigation on competitive grounds, but that situation could change if formal complaints are filed, said European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager in an interview with Reuters. "When we were looking (at Apply Pay) at first glance, we couldn't see Apple being dominant," said Vestager before adding that "obviously if we had official complaints, we would take that seriously because the entire payment market is a very important payment market."

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Categories: Internet / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Amazon / Apple / European Commission / Google
Countries: Europe
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