Russian antitrust authorities found Apple abusing app store’s market dominance

On August 11, according to foreign media reports, after a one-year investigation into apple, the Russian federal antitrust service agency announced that Apple abused its dominant position in the mobile application market through its app store of IOS devices, and would issue an order to require the company to solve the problem of violation of regulations. < / P > < p > it is understood that Russia’s ruling was made in the context of the European Commission’s investigation into apple and the app store rules, which showed that Apple was accused of requiring app developers to use Apple’s in app purchase system. < p > < p > according to foreign media reports, before the investigation by the Russian federal antitrust service agency, and after complaints from Kaspersky laboratory, a network security company, the Russian federal antitrust agency launched an investigation into apple. Kaspersky Lab has said its new version of secure children’s app was rejected by Apple’s operating system. Apple has released its own version 12 of its parental control app screen time, which functions like Kaspersky, the company said. < / P > < p > foreign media pointed out that the iPhone manufacturer has been subjected to increasingly stringent scrutiny for its app store rules, which regulators fear could lead to antitrust behavior. In June this year, the European Commission launched four surveys on apple, three of which targeted Apple’s app store and its restrictive rules, including requiring app developers to use Apple’s own in app purchase system. Recently, according to foreign media reports, Facebook and Microsoft have expressed dissatisfaction with the way their game apps appear in Apple’s app store, which may push the European Union to investigate the iPhone manufacturer’s business. EU antitrust regulators say they are also concerned about such concerns. New product launch