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Kaspersky files antitrust complaints against Microsoft in Europe

Russian security software maker Kaspersky Lab has filed antitrust complaints against Microsoft with the European Commission and the German federal cartel office, it said in a statement on Tuesday. Kaspersky contends that Microsoft is abusing its market dominance to crowd out independent anti-virus software makers, pushing Windows 10 users toward its own Windows Defender software, and creating obstacles… Read More »

Google Fined $6.8 Million by Russian Antitrust Regulator Over Android

Russia’s anti-trust authority on Thursday fined Google RUB 438 million ($6.8 million or roughly Rs. 45 crores) after finding it guilty of abusing its dominant market position by forcing smartphone makers to install its search engine on Androids. The Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) in September last year deemed Google in breach of a law on “protecting competition” after… Read More »