Google may have to make major changes to Android in response to a forthcoming fine in Europe

Posted in: Government & Policy at 11/07/2018 19:27

Google could face a record penalty this month from European regulators for forcing its search and Web-browsing tools on the makers of Android-equipped smartphones and other devices, potentially resulting in major changes to the world’s most widely deployed mobile operating system.

The punishment from Margrethe Vestager, the European Union’s competition chief, is expected to include a fine ranging into the billions of dollars, according to people familiar with her thinking, marking the second time in as many years that the region’s antitrust authorities have found that Google threatens corporate rivals and consumers.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2018/07/09/google-may-have-make-major-changes-android-response-forthcoming-fine-europe/

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