Google rejects the decision of the Antitrust Authority in Italy to fine it because of Google Play


A spokesman said The Google The company “respectfully disagrees” with the Italian Antitrust Authority’s decision to fine it 102 million euros (123 million dollars) for abusing a dominant position due to the Android mobile operating system and the Google Play app store.

The Italian competition watchdog said earlier, that the internet giant had not allowed JuicePass, an application for electric vehicle (EV) services from Enel X, to work on Android Auto – Which allows the use of applications while driving – which curbed its unfair use, preferring Google Maps.

The spokesman said that Google’s priority with regard to Android Auto is to ensure safety while driving and that it has strict guidelines regarding the applications supported by Android Auto, adding: “There are thousands of applications compatible with Android Auto, and our goal is to enable more developers to make their applications available over time.” .


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