Tag: antitrust

EU Commissioner of Competition Margrethe Vestager gave a joint press on Antitrust: Google online search advertising at the EU headquarters in Brussels on March 20, 2019, after Google was slapped with a fine over unfair competition. This month, Google was forced to change its marketing practices after French authorities called out foul play.
French Regulator Fines Google Nearly $270 Million for Unfair Advertising Practices
Google was fined 220 million Euros (268 million US dollars) on Monday, June 7 by France’s Competition Authority (Autorite de la concurrence) for unfair online advertising practices. The head of the administrative authority, Isabelle de...
A man checks his phone in an Apple retail store in Grand Central Terminal, January 29, 2019 in New York City. Apple is breaching EU antitrust laws by charging an effective 30 percent tax on Apple Music competitor Spotify’s positioning in its walled garden ecosystem App Store, says the European Commission
European Commission Says Apple Breaching Antitrust Laws Over Spotify Treatment
Tech giant Apple is abusing its market dominance with anticompetitive behavior in the music streaming app sector where their Apple Music thrives, according to The European Commission. The decision came after Spotify filed an antitrust...