An investigation has been opened against Apple – Science Technology News


In the statement made by the Federal Cartel Office, it was stated that after Apple’s complaints about the restriction of user tracking in the iOS 14.5 operating system, an investigation was launched into whether the US company abused its market dominance.

In the statement, which stated that other complaints regarding Apple’s built-in applications and in-app purchase system will also be subject to review, it was also reminded that an investigation was launched against Facebook on January 28, Amazon on May 18 and Google on May 25 for abusing market dominance.

Meanwhile, with the enactment of changes to the antitrust law regarding digital companies in Germany in January 2021, the Federal Cartel Office has been given greater powers to determine the market dominance of companies and to prohibit certain anti-competitive practices.