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DOJ Sues Apple for Smartphone Monopoly

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The Biden Administration’s Department of Justice filed an antitrust lawsuit against Apple for monopolizing smartphone markets. The DOJ alleges that Apple has used the iPhone to build a monopoly, increasing costs for users, boxing...
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The Department of Justice has filed an antitrust lawsuit against Apple.
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They say Apple has used the iphone to build a monopoly,
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increasing costs for users and boxing out competitors.
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Basically, they make it difficult for iphone users to switch to
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another kind of phone.
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And according to the DOJ,
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Apple is sneaky as hell about it.
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Nothing new. The DOJ claims that Apple uses the green versus
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blue text messages to discourage users from using other phone brands.
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They say the effect is particularly powerful on teenagers.
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It is even you have green text.
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I'm not gonna just ruins the whole like the whole.
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Yeah, I can't even put you in a group chat.
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They also say Apple block super apps,
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apps that offer a wide range of services like China's wechat to
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keep their monopoly. The DOJ also mentions how Apple watches only
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work with iphones keeping people in the Apple universe.
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Oh, well, I like to match.
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Yeah, this is true.
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And we have a small sketch to break it down for you
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I'm about to you.
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Good, bro. Right in,
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bro. No, you can,
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you can stand on this line right here,
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bro. Oh, good.
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What about me? Are you kidding me?
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You look good on that line?
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No, man, you gotta,
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you gotta go on that line.
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You gotta go online.
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Are you freaking kidding me?
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So guys, you guys together?
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Nice. So both of you could go on that line.
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Don't worry about it.
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Jump over. Yeah,
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you did. They do good of you.
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Thank you. Is this your homegirl?
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Yeah, this is my girl right here.
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She's with me. I got you.
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Shut up. Hey,
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what's up pal? Hey,
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what's going on, doj?
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Shit. What is this?
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We're talking, we're talking,
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you know, my bro,
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like, you know,
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I'm gonna sue you,
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right?