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European Union Levels $5 Billion Fine for Antitrust Behavior on Google – ClintonFitch.com
Citing illegal restrictions on Android that assure that Google apps are installed on new phones, the European Union today have leveled a massive €4.34 Billion, or $5.06 Billion fine against Google. It is the largest fine ever given to a company by the EU, with Google already owning the now second largest fine which was issued last June. That fine was $2.7 Billion. The crux of the issue that the European Union has with Google in this fine is around Android and specifically how contracts with manufactures are written around the platform. The EU took exception to the fact that these