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Google accused of anti-competitive behaviour in the app industry

"We believe that Google’s behaviour denies consumers a wider choice of mobile apps" so says the European Union competition authority when launching a new case against the web search giant today. I've put together a selection of tweets linking to analysis and comment on this important competition policy issue.

Infographic: Google's Dominance in Europe | Statista

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Statistic: Smartphone market share held by Google Android in Great Britain from 3rd quarter 2011 to 1st quarter 2016 | Statista
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Graham Watson adds:

The FT outlines the EU case against Google, based on the fact that it is exploiting Android's 80% share of the mobile phone operating systems. Again, he concludes that ultimately, the direct effect of regulation isn't going to be the thing that unseats Google; technology is likely to deliver a more sustainable solution.

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