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March 13, 2019
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Spotify accuses Apple of anti-competitive practices in Europe over App Store restrictions

Music streaming company Spotify has filed a complaint with the European Commission claiming that Apple takes more money than it should be entitled to, isn’t providing information on customers to vendors, and is unfairly limiting third-party access to technologies such … Continue reading

June 29, 2018
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Qualcomm’s bid to block iPhone imports ‘magnifies’ antitrust practices, consumers contend

A group of consumers suing Qualcomm over alleged antitrust practices on Thursday filed a motion to prevent the chipmaker from obtaining a U.S. International Trade Commission exclusion order targeting iPhones with Intel modems, saying an import ban would simply amplify … Continue reading

March 15, 2018
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Apple touts developer success in response to allegations of ‘abusive trade practices’ in France

It was reported yesterday that the French government is taking both Apple and Google to court over alleged “abusive trade practices.” Specifically, the government claims that neither Apple nor Google treat their developers fairly, citing factors such as non-negotiable commissions … Continue reading

December 18, 2017
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Apple Music, Beats under legal attack over third-party licensing practices

A musician apparently disgruntled at how Beats Music and Apple Music has handled its streaming obligations is looking to fire up a class action suit, and is accusing Apple of intentionally deleting records and under-counting downloads and streams in order … Continue reading

April 6, 2017
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Apple sued by Australian regulator over ‘Error 53’ glitch, hardware repair practices

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission on Thursday local time filed a federal lawsuit against Apple for allegedly disabling iPhone and iPad hardware repaired by unauthorized third parties. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

September 15, 2016
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Apple, Google app store practices stymie competition, Japan trade report says

According to a recent report by Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, limitations applied to developers marketing their wares through proprietary app stores run by Apple and Google are a hindrance to smartphone app industry competition. AppleInsider – Frontpage … Continue reading