New York to co-lead antitrust suit against Google over app store: report

New York plans to co-lead a multi-state antitrust lawsuit against Google over the tech giant’s management of its mobile app store, according to a report.

The anticipated suit centers Google’s requirement that many Android app developers who sell products through the company’s store use Google payment tools and pay fees of up to 30 percent, Reuters reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter.

New York Attorney General Letitia James will reportedly co-lead the suit alongside the attorneys general of Tennessee, Utah and North Carolina. Other states may also join. 

A spokesperson for the New York attorney general’s office declined to comment. Google did not immediately reply to

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