Italy slaps Google with $123M antitrust fine for restricting access to Android Auto

May 14, 2021 Off By OUHBsujLSQ

Google’s antitrust woes continue to mount. Italy’s competition watchdog has fined the search giant €102 million ($123 million) for restricting access to Android Auto, an in-car operating system for Android phones. The case stems from a complaint by energy company Enel X Italia, which makes an app called JuicePass that allows users to find electric vehicle charging points — a service Google Maps also provides. The regulator says Google abused its market position by shutting out the rival app from Android Auto for more than two years: By refusing Enel X Italia interoperability with Android Auto, Google has unfairly limited the possibilities…

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