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Over two years after the Federal Trade Commission decided not to bring antitrust charges against Google over its search business, a new report suggests that the agency has opened a new antitrust investigation concerning Android.
According to Bloomberg, “FTC officials have met with technology company representatives who say Google gives priority to its own services on the Android platform, while restricting others, added the people, who asked for anonymity because the matter is confidential.”
Neither the FTC nor Google immediately responded to Ars’ request for comment, and both entities declined to speak with Bloomberg, which noted on Friday that the inquiry was “in its early stages and it could end without a case against the company.”
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