Topic: Tying

Apple secures dismissal of developer’s tying suit

An email application developer has failed to show that Apple illegally tied its mobile operating system to its service that allows users to sign in to multiple accounts with a single username and password, a Delaware federal court has said.

13 July 2021

Google faces probe in India over alleged smart TV dominance

The Competition Commission of India has ordered a full investigation into Google after making a preliminary finding that the company abused its dominance in the market for smart television operating systems.

23 June 2021

Spain probes four banks for tying covid-relief loans

Spain’s antitrust authority has launched an investigation into some of the country’s biggest banks for allegedly tying certain products or services with covid-19 relief loans provided to companies or freelance workers.

16 June 2021

House Democrats target tech platforms in draft bills

House Democrats have drafted four pieces of legislation designed to limit conduct and acquisitions involving the largest technology platforms.

11 June 2021

UK and EU enforcers target Facebook’s data practices

The UK and EU’s antitrust watchdogs have announced parallel investigations into Facebook to examine if it uses data collected through its digital advertising service to obtain an unfair competitive advantage in certain online markets.

04 June 2021

DOJ says refusal-to-deal lawsuit against Comcast doesn’t warrant further review

The Department of Justice has urged the Supreme Court to deny Comcast’s request to review revived tying and refusal-to-deal claims brought against the company by Viamedia.

28 May 2021

Korea’s highest court backs suspension of KFTC decision

Korea’s Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal by the country’s competition watchdog against a decision by a lower court to suspend the agency’s abuse of dominance finding against naval engineering company Gaztransport & Technigaz.

20 May 2021

Epic joins complainants in CMA’s Apple probe

Epic Games has continued its global battle against Apple by filing a complaint with the UK's Competition and Markets Authority, nearly a month after the enforcer launched an investigation into the alleged conduct.

30 March 2021

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