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Google Play Store lawsuit: antitrust accuses it of monopoly; Google states it gives more openness than others

July 20, 2021


Google and the Play Store have been accused as being anti-competitive. A coalition of 37 state attorney generals have filed a lawsuit against Google and the Play Store, reports Android Central. Whatever the outcome of the lawsuit will be, it will affect the mobile tech industry with setting a precedent.

Allegedly, the Play Store is anti-competitive and has an unfair hold of app distribution on Android phones

Additionally, Google is accused of discouraging the use of third-party app stores while at the same time putting its own apps ahead of the competition, pre-loading them on the best Android phones.

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