Japan launches antimonopoly probe into Google's search dominance

TOKYO, Oct 24 (UPI) - Japan's Free Trade Commission on Monday said it would start investigating Google's possible breach of antimonopoly laws in web search services, following similar steps taken by authorities in Europe and other major economies.

Japan's digital watchdog said Google likely broke the country's antitrust rules by entering into contracts with manufacturers of Android devices that pushed them to prioritize its search engine, Goggle Chrome browser and Google Play app store. ...continue reading

Oct 24 (ANNnewsCH) - 検索大手のグーグルが自社の検索アプリを不当に優遇させたとして、公正取引委員会は独占禁止法違反の疑いで審査を始めました。  ...continue reading