Russian search company Yandex Android bring the issue to the European Union




The search company Yandex Yandex Russian competition for the company Google to bring the lawsuit own system Android to the European Union courts, after turning and investigate complaints that his mother in her native Russia to a lawsuit against Google Inc. about a monopoly in the past month.

Where it indicated anti-monopoly authorities in Russia that Google’s practices and the development of its services mainly on the Android system and the subsequent devices is a violation of the law of the Russian monopoly.

The regulation of competition in the European Union bodies had begun in April a formal investigation on the use of Google’s search engine results for their own shopping services, as the European Union opened an investigation about the Android system is study the issue in the case was worth switching to an official issue.

In the case of organizing Competition Authority found within the European Union that the investigation could turn into a formal cause of this issue is going to be most troubling for Google Inc. and is much larger than the case of shopping services.

Because it will be directed directly to one of the most important strategies about Google smartphones, systems and services, which is a key priority for the company Google search.

The Commission of Inquiry into the European Union has done so on the basis of numerous complaints from several small European companies to block ads and stores applications and the like along with backed by Microsoft.

The group of companies and the institutions for the promotion of economic growth, innovation and choice online through the defense and promotion of competition in the online search, mobile, and cooperate with law enforcement agencies to prevent monopolistic behavior aimed to eliminate competition to the detriment of consumers.

The company entered the Russian Yandex Search, which has a market value of $ 4.8 billion each weighing in those European claims backed by its success in Russia, Yandex published a statement about public participation in the prosecution and intensify complaints against Google.

In a statement issued by the company, noting that “We have experience in fighting for fair and open competition in the market within our country, as well as our evidence we have obtained, and we demand to apply its principle of equality by the European Commission, the executive arm of the European Union, where we seek to ensure equal opportunities in the market mobile”.

On the other hand Google declined to comment on the subject, some of Google’s opponents have tried to push the Federal Trade Commission to follow up the issue of Android in the United States of America.

Google has achieved victory last August in antitrust issues, and that’s when the Taiwan authorities closed the case of the monopoly held high on Google there.


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