The Wall Street Journal: Google appeals EU’s $5 billion Android antitrust fine

Google on Tuesday said it filed an appeal of the European Union’s €4.34 billion ($4.97 billion) antitrust fine for allegedly abusing the dominance of its Android operating system for mobile phones.

But Google said it has no plans to ask for so-called interim measures to pause application of the decision. Without further action, Google will have to meet a deadline at the end of October to end the behavior the EU says is anticompetitive or face additional fines of up to 5% of average daily global revenue for each day it doesn’t comply.

Alphabet Inc.’s GOOGL, -0.93%GOOG, -0.88% Google had promised that it would appeal the decision when the European Commission, the bloc’s antitrust regulator, delivered it in mid-July.

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