(Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has accelerated its two-year-old antitrust probe connected Apple Inc successful the past respective months, expanding the likelihood of a lawsuit, the Information reported connected Monday.
Lawyers for the DOJ person asked Apple, its customers and competitors questions astir however the institution maintains its strict power implicit the iPhone, the study said, citing 2 radical with cognition of the investigation.
The probe is precise “likely to pb to a lawsuit, though the specifics are inactive successful flux,” according to the report.
The DOJ declined to comment, portion Apple did not instantly respond to a Reuters petition for comment.
(Reporting by Noor Zainab Hussain successful Bengaluru and Diane Bartz successful WASHINGTON; Editing by Aditya Soni)