Russia is unable to reach an agreement with Google on the Android issue

Russia is unable to reach an agreement with Google on the Android issue

Google had appealed the ruling while FAS said an out-of court deal was possible should Google admit to violations of antitrust laws and pay a fine. Richard Gere Finds a Buyer for His $28-Million Estate in Upstate New York. “The talks with Google on the issue of the settlement agreement have come to nothing. Now it’s up to the court to draw a line under this case,” Interfax quoted Elena Zaeva, head of FAS’s Department for Regulation of Telecommunications and Information Technology, as saying.

According to Interfax, Russia’s state anti-monopoly watchdog FAS announced on Tuesday that it and Alphabet Inc’s Google had failed to negotiate an out-of-court settlement in a dispute involving Google’s Android operating system. Following a complaint by Russia’s Yandex, the watchdog levied a 438 million ruble ($6.85 million) punishment on Google last week after determining last year that the company was abusing its dominance by demanding the pre-installation of specific programmes on mobile devices using Android.

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