Google said Wednesday that it would appeal the EU Commission's fine of $5 billion over illegal restrictions on use of Android.
"Fine of 4,34 bn euro to @Google for 3 types of illegal restrictions on the use of Android. In this way it has cemented the dominance of its search engine. Denying rivals a chance to innovate and compete on the merits. It's illegal under EU antitrust rules. @Google now has to stop it," Vestager tweeted.
The commission also dismissed Google's arguments, saying that Apple was a competitor to Android devices that had not sufficiently constrained Google.