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German Cartel Office opens proceeding against Apple

Monday 21 June 2021 | 14:46 CET | News
The German Federal Cartel Office, Bundeskartellamt, has opened the first step of a proceeding against Apple to assess whether the company is of paramount significance across markets. The anti-trust authority will examine whether Apple has created an ecosystem extending across several markets with its proprietary operating system iOS. It will investigate how the company has positioned itself to integrate across several market levels, the magnitude of its technological and financial resources and its access to data. The investigation will also focus on the operation of the App Store that

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