DOJ launches sweeping antitrust lawsuit against Apple

By Daniel Walker | March 22, 2024

Apple faces antitrust lawsuit

The United States Justice Department is gearing up to file a significant lawsuit against Apple, alleging violations of antitrust laws, a move that comes after a protracted investigation into the tech giant's business practices.

test article image
via CBS

The lawsuit, anticipated to be announced by Attorney General Merrick Garland and other top DOJ officials, is set to address a range of concerns surrounding Apple's conduct in the technology and digital markets.

Impending legal action

test article image
via Youtube

The impending legal action represents the culmination of an antitrust review initiated in 2019, targeting major technology companies, including Google, Meta, and Amazon. The DOJ's investigation into Apple has covered a wide array of areas, spanning from iMessage functionality and ad practices to the company's restrictions on cloud gaming apps and financial firms seeking to offer tap-to-pay services akin to Apple Pay.