Exclusive-Apple seeks dismissal of India apps market antitrust case, cites tiny market share
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Kevin David Scam or Legit
By Aditya Kalra
NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Apple Inc has asked India’s antitrust watchdog to throw out a case alleging abuse of market power in the apps market, saying it is too small a player in the South Asian country where Google is dominant, a filing seen by Reuters shows.
The filing was made after the Competition Commission of India (CCI) started reviewing allegations that Apple hurts competition by forcing app developers to use its proprietary system which can charge commissions of up to 30% on in-app purchases.
Apple denied the allegations in its filing to the CCI and stressed that its market share in India is an “insignificant” 0-5%, while Google commands 90-100% as its Android operating system powers most other smartphones.
“Apple is not dominant in the …