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Apple answers EU’s charges over alleged App Store abuse

By Tono Gil and Nicholas Hirst
  • 20 Sep 2021 06:14
  • 20 Sep 2021 06:14
Apple has responded to EU antitrust charges over allegedly abusing the dominant position of the App Store to distort the music streaming market, a spokesperson for the European Commission has said.

The commission received Apple’s formal response last week, the spokesperson said in an e-mail to MLex, without giving further details.

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Tono Gil

Regulatory Reporter

Tono is a competition reporter for MLex in Brussels. Prior to joining MLex, he worked as a trainee in the European Parliament and as a correspondent in Valencia and Buenos Aires for the Spanish news agency EFE. Tono holds a degree in Journalism from the University of Valencia and a master in Transmedia Journalism.

Nicholas Hirst

Chief Correspondent

Nicholas covers EU merger review and antitrust investigations for Mlex in Brussels. He previously wrote about EU affairs for Politico Europe, European Voice and PaRR. After earning an LLM in European law from the College of Europe in Bruges, he spent a year working in the competition practice of a leading competition law firm in Brussels 2009-10. He graduated in modern European languages from Oxford University in 2006.

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