Google faces $1 billion trial in UK for overcharging on app store purchases

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Google faces $1 billion trial in UK for overcharging on app store purchases
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Google faces $1 billion trial in UK for overcharging on app store purchases

The case is not anticipated to go to trial until 2024

Alphabet-owned Google is facing trial in the UK in a £920 million ($1.1 billion) class-action lawsuit alleging that the company overcharged 19.5 million customers for app store purchases. Accord...

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