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Australia’s competition watchdog wants to reduce phone app duopoly of Apple and Google – The Guardian

ACCC won’t rule out regulation of tech giants if people aren’t given more choice when setting up a new device

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AppsACCC wont rule out regulation of tech giants if people arent given more choice when setting up a new device
People should be given a choice of apps other than the default Apple and Google phone apps when setting up a new device, under a raft of proposals from Australias competition watchdog to reduce the duopoly the two tech giants have over the app store marketplaces.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commissions latest interim report arising from the long-running digital platforms inquiry…

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