Google settles lawsuit with US app developers for $90 million

Google has agreed to pay $90 million to settle a lawsuit in the US that accused it of having a monopoly on distributing Android apps and using that to charge “exorbitant fees”. The lawsuit was filed by law firm Hagens Berman, which will set up a fund to compensate developers.

US devs with annual earnings less than $2 million between August 17 2016 and December 31 2021 (an estimated 99% of developers on the Play store) are eligible to receive a compensation. The exact compensation will vary on a case by case basis, the minimum is $250, while the ones that have been affected the most can get…

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