Catch up on stories from the past week (and beyond) at the Slashdot story archive


Forgot your password?
DEAL: For $25 - Add A Second Phone Number To Your Smartphone for life! Use promo code SLASHDOT25. Also, Slashdot's Facebook page has a chat bot now. Message it for stories and more. Check out the new SourceForge HTML5 Internet speed test! ×

Submission + - France tightens the noose around Apple's neck (

zacharye writes: French authorities have raided Apple’s offices in the latest escalation of hostilities between France and American technology giant. France has been slowly constructing a multi-pronged attack on companies like Apple, Google and Amazon over the past year. The raid of Apple’s offices is probably linked to claims that Apple is misusing its pricing power on iPhone and iPad devices. Another front involves French claims that Apple and Google are unfairly leveraging the power of their app markets, locking consumers permanently to their closed ecosystems and dictating which apps are approved and which are not. Yet another line of attack involves Amazon — France is considering banning deep merchandise discounting and free delivery offers, which are the very essence of Amazon...
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

France tightens the noose around Apple's neck

Comments Filter:

It is difficult to soar with the eagles when you work with turkeys.