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Italy begins antitrust probe into Google, Apple, Dropbox cloud storage

Tuesday 8 September 2020 | 09:18 CET | News
Italy's antitrust and competition authority AGCM has announced the launch of an investigation into the cloud storage services offered by Apple, Google and Dropbox. In a statement, the agency said a total of 6 probes are looking into claims of unfair commercial practices following complaints alleging breaches of the country's Consumer Rights Directive and the "possible inclusion of unfair clauses in contract conditions".

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Companies: Apple / Dropbox / Google
Countries: Italy
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