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France takes Apple and Google to court over unfair contracts with app developers

Wednesday 14 March 2018 | 16:10 CET | News
Apple and Google face legal action at the Paris commercial court that could result in a fine of EUR 2 million for unfair commercial practices. The case was brought on behalf of the French finance minister, Bruno Le Maire, by the French Directorate for fair trading, consumer affairs and fraud control (DGCCRF). It centres on the contractual terms imposed by the two companies on content and app developers selling software on Google Play and Apple's App Store.

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Categories: Internet / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Apple / Google
Countries: France
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