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Google faces antitrust scrutiny in Asia after US lawsuit

Regulators step up oversight of tech giants

Startups in India have complained about Google's 30% commission on sales made via apps distributed through the Google Play Store.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- The U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against Google, accusing the search company of using anti-competitive tactics to maintain a monopoly. The decision may ripple across Asia, where fast-growing digital economies mean tighter oversight of U.S. tech giants.

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