Google has challenged the writ of the FAS on the complaint of “Yandex”


Moscow. December 16. Google filed with the Arbitration court of Moscow the claim with the requirement to recognise illegal the order of Federal Antimonopoly service about the change in the distribution of mobile services in Russia.

The American statement of the company dated 10 December, according to the materials of the court.

FAS representative confirmed that the claim concerns the decision on the appeal of “Yandex”. “The lawsuit has been, studied”, he said.

Previously, the FAS has ordered Google to 18 November (later the term was extended until 18 December, at the request of the company) to eliminate the violation of the law “About competition protection” – “to untie” the Google Play app store from other services, including search. In particular, Google should be excluded from agreements with the vendors of anti-competitive regulations that restrict the installation of applications and services to other developers. Existing users of android devices should be notified of deactivation of preinstalled Google apps, change search engine in Google Chrome, you install a search widget, and also change the location of the icons.