U.S. Justice Department in early stages of drafting possible antitrust suit against Apple -Politico

The Apple Inc logo is shown outside the company’s 2016 Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco, California, U.S. June 13, 2016. REUTERS/Stephen Lam/File PhotoRegister now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comRegisterWASHINGTON, Aug 26 (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department is in the early stages of drafting a potential antitrust complaint against Apple Inc (AAPL.O), Politico reported on Friday, citing a person with direct knowledge of the matter.A Justice Department spokesperson declined to comment. Apple did not immediately respond to Reuters requests for comment.Politico reported the Justice Department has not made a decision whether to sue Apple, but the department’s antitrust division hopes to file suit by the end of the year.Reuters reported previously that the Justice Department opened an antitrust probe into Apple in 2019.Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comRegisterReporting by Eva Mathews in Bengaluru and David Shepardson in Washington; Editing by Arun Koyyur and Jonathan OatisOur Standards: The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *