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The European Commission has informed Google of its preliminary view that the company has, in breach of EU antitrust rules, abused its dominant position by imposing restrictions on Android device manufacturers and mobile network operators. E.U. Charges Google With Antitrust on Android OS Restrictions [europa.eu]
The Commission's investigation showed that Google obliges manufacturers, who wish to pre-install Google's app store for Android, Play Store, on their devices, to also pre-install Google Search, and set it as the default search provider on those devices. In addition, manufacturers who wish to pre-install Google's Play Store or Search, also have to pre-install Google's Chrome browser. Thereby, Google has ensured that Google Search and Google Chrome are pre-installed on the significant majority of devices sold in the EEA.
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Google allows anyone to use Android, Apple does not.While basically I agree, there are some devils in the details....
Funny, Apple does whatever Apple wants in it's wholly owned walled garden monopoly and nobody cares.
You have a choice not to buy Apple hardware.
Google gives everyone a LOT more choice than Apple does.