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Apple Pay and iPhone NFC restrictions can get Apple fined by the European Commission

October 7, 2021


Antitrust investigations from the European Commission on tech giants such as Apple, Google, and Facebook have been going strong in the past couple of years, and tech giants have already faced fines from the EC on some dubbed ‘anticompetitive’ behaviors. Now, 9to5Mac reports Apple is about to get in trouble with the EC, this time for Apple pay and the iPhone NFC chip.

Fines for anticompetitive behavior with Apple Pay and NFC against Apple are being finalized

The investigation has been going on since last year when the EC antitrust regulators have focused on Apple Pay and the iPhone’s NFC chip that makes contactless payments possible and began to scrutinize the practice.

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