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Why 37 US states are taking Google to court over its Play Store monopoly

08/07/2021

A total of 37 US states, including California, Florida, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Colorado, and Washington have launched an antitrust lawsuit against Google last night. The case argues that the firm uses its position of power to distribute apps through the Play Store, and charges a hefty cut from app developers....
A total of 37 US states, including California, Florida, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Colorado, and Washington have launched an antitrust lawsuit against Google last night. The case argues that the firm uses its position of power to distribute apps through the Play Store, and charges a hefty cut from app developers. Notably, Google charges 30% fees for in-app purchases from developers — which is the same as the Apple App Store charges. In March, the Big G slashed commissions for developers earning less than $1 million annually to 15%. Notably, after a backlash in India — Google’s largest market — last year, it…This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Google
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