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Russia Fines Apple, Alleging Monopolistic Actions

Russia has fined Apple $12 million, alleging monopolistic activities.

The Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) said Tuesday that Apple was gaining an unfair advantage over other companies through its app store.

“Apple was found to have abused its dominant position in the iOS distribution market … which resulted in a competitive advantage for its own products,” the FAS said in a statement.

The ruling was sparked by a complaint from Russia-based cybersecurity company Kaspersky Lab, which said a version of its Safe Kids app had been rejected by Apple.

“We worked with Kaspersky to get their app in compliance with rules that were put in details ⇒

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