Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 10th Jun 2010 23:06 UTC
Legal "The row between Google and Apple over the strict iPhone analytics information sharing policies, which Google and its AdMob subsidiary claim unfairly shuts them out of iPhone and iPad advertising in favor of Apple's iAd, may face antitrust scrutiny. According to the Financial Times, US regulators are looking into the situation, though it's not yet clear if a formal investigation will happen."
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RE: Comment by mtzmtulivu
by ndrw on Fri 11th Jun 2010 04:34 UTC in reply to "Comment by mtzmtulivu"
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Except that Apple are monopolists. Yes, they only control a small market (distribution of iPhone software), and it is the market they created but it is still a perfectly valid monopoly.

Being a monopolist is not necessarily a bad thing, and certainly it is not illegal. However, using this position to monopolize another market is.

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