Italy’s antitrust regulator fined Apple and Amazon about $229 million on Tuesday over an agreement between the two companies that limited which resellers could offer Apple and Beats products on Amazon’s Italian website. The investigation dates back to a 2018 agreement between the companies. The regulator said more than 70% of consumer electronics in Italy are purchased on Amazon, and the...
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