France to take legal action against Google and Apple for 'abusive' practices

AFP
Paris, France Published: Mar 14, 2018, 07:18 AM(IST)

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France will take legal action against Google and Apple for "abusive business practices", Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said Wednesday.

"I believe in an economy based on justice and I will take Google and Apple before the Paris Commercial Court for abusive business practices" against French start-ups, Le Maire said on RTL radio. He added the action could result in penalties reaching several million euros.

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