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Russian competition regulator proposes mandatory Russian apps on smartphones

Monday 28 January 2019 | 16:51 CET | News
Russian competition regulator FAS has proposed a new law on the use of mobile applications and browsers on mobile devices and PCs sold in Russia, reports Kommersant. The document includes a requirement to install on devices sold in Russia mobile applications, anti-virus software, navigators, messengers and browsers designed in the country. The initiative is part of efforts to fight the dominance of Google, Apple and Microsoft in the market. 

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