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Google fit Android to under pressure from the European Commission

Google, the Android mobile operating system customizing, under pressure from the European Commission. The company had last year a recordboete because of the abuse of power.

Users of an Android phone in Europe in the future actively asked if they use other browsers or search engines want to install.

Because Google’s Search and Chrome default search engine and browser are set up, the dominance of these two Google products to great, says the European Commission. According to the commissioner, Margrethe Vestager, has Google since 2011, illegal, restrictive conditions were imposed on phone manufacturers.

The company demanded that they Chrome browser and Google search engine Search on their smartphones and tablets had to install to give users access to app store Google Play has to offer. It gave Google an unfair advantage over competitors.

Large fine for unfair competition

In 2018, was Google even a fine of more than € 4.3 billion because of unfair competition with Android operating system.

“Less than one percent of users is a healthcare app store to another zoekapp to download,” said Vestager at the time. “Most of the web remain the standard supplied software to use it.”

Currently runs about 80 percent of all mobile devices on Android.

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