Google agreed to pay a $90 million class action lawsuit settlement to resolve claims it monopolized Android app markets through the Google Play platform, in violation of federal and state antitrust laws.
The Google Play class action lawsuit accused Google of violating federal and state antitrust laws by monopolizing the android app market through its Google Play platform. The company allegedly forced app developers to use its billing services, forcing them to pay hefty service fees.
Google Play is Google’s Android app store. Developers can distribute their applications through the platform.
Google hasn’t admitted any wrongdoing but agreed to a $90 million class action lawsuit settlement to resolve the antitrust allegations.
Google Play App Developer Class Action Lawsuit
- Who’s Eligible:
- U.S. developers of Android applications or in-app products (including subscriptions) who sold an application or in-app product for a non-zero price and paid a service fee greater than 15% on at least one transaction between Aug. 17, 2016, and Dec. 31, 2021.
- Developers must have earned between $0 and $2 million in every calendar year between 2016 and 2021.
- Estimated Amount: Varies
- Proof of Purchase: N/A
- Claim Form Deadline: 05/30/2023
- Case Name & Number:
- In re: Google Play Developer Antitrust Litigation, Case No. 3:20- cv-05792-JD, in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
- How to file a claim:
- Head over to the Claim Form.
- Read over the claim form to see if you are eligible.
- Complete the claim form with your info.
- Submit your claim form to receive your potential award!
(Click here to file a claim)
Don’t forget to take a look at our full list of Class Action Lawsuit Settlements! Be sure to give our list of No-Proof Class Action lawsuit to see other settlements you may qualify for.
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