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ANTITRUST

Below you will find the latest articles pertaining to our efforts pertaining to antitrust, starting with the most recent.

LATEST ARTICLES


Judge Restricts Apple’s Anti-Competitive App Store Practices
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Judge Restricts Apple’s Anti-Competitive App Store Practices

Today, the Northern District of California published its decision in the Epic Games v. Apple case. The court found that Apple violated California’s Unfair Competition Law and issued an injunction against Apple. The injunction prohibits Apple from requiring developers to use in-app purchasing or restricting in-app links. The court ruled … Read More
Australian Court Holds News Publishers Liable for Third Party Comments
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Australian Court Holds News Publishers Liable for Third Party Comments

On September 8, the High Court of Australia denied media companies’ appeal of the Supreme Court of New South Wales defamation decision last year. On June 1, 2020, the Supreme Court of New South Wales held that several media companies were liable under defamation law for comments by third parties … Read More
Statement: Small News Publishers Get Deal in Australia
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Statement: Small News Publishers Get Deal in Australia

After a month of negotiating collectively under authorization from the ACCC, with the looming threat of forced arbitration, Australian news organization Country Press Australia (CPA), which includes over 180 regional and local publications across the country, struck a deal with Google … Read More
Small News Publishers in Australia Get Deal with Google
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Small News Publishers in Australia Get Deal with Google

Today, over 70 regional news publications represented by Country Press Australia reached a deal to join Google News Showcase. This deal will allow the publishers to be fairly compensated for their content by terms that they negotiated with the dominant tech platform. These small papers were able to have bargaining … Read More
Google Having Secret Meetings with Select Publishers about Privacy Sandbox
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Google Having Secret Meetings with Select Publishers about Privacy Sandbox

Digiday reported that Google has been meeting with select, large publishers about its privacy sandbox. Though a Google spokesperson said they are “committed to open dialogue with publishers of all sizes,” most publishers were excluded from these meetings. Google and any known participants refuse to disclose who was involved in … Read More
New York Chosen as Venue for Google Antitrust Cases
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New York Chosen as Venue for Google Antitrust Cases

The Judicial Panel for Multistate Litigation (JPML) ruled on the antitrust litigation pending against Google and selected New York as the forum for all cases. This is a very positive development, as the venue is more favorable than California as Google would have preferred. New York is a faster forum … Read More

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