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Australia’s competition regulator to investigate Google and Apple’s app stores

Medianama | 09/09/2020 11:46 AM | Click to read full article

Australia’s competition regulator on Tuesday announced that it will investigate mobile app stores as part of its ongoing inquiries into digital platforms. It will examine issues including the use and sharing of data by apps and the extent of competition between Google and Apple’s app stores.

It will also see whether pricing in Australia’s mobile apps markets needs to be more transparent.