(Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has accelerated its two-year-susceptible antitrust probe on Apple Inc in the final several months, rising the chance of a lawsuit, the Data reported on Monday.
Attorneys for the DOJ have asked Apple, its customers and competitors questions about how the corporate maintains its strict preserve an eye on over the iPhone, the file acknowledged, citing two of us with recordsdata of the investigation.
The investigation is amazingly “inclined to result in a lawsuit, despite the indisputable truth that the specifics are serene in flux,” essentially based mostly on the file.
The DOJ declined to comment, whereas Apple didn’t loyal now respond to a Reuters inquire of for comment.
(Reporting by Noor Zainab Hussain in Bengaluru and Diane Bartz in WASHINGTON; Editing by Aditya Soni)