(Reuters) – The U.S. Division of Justice (DOJ) has accelerated its two-year-old antitrust probe on Apple Inc within the final a number of months, growing the chance of a lawsuit, the Data reported on Monday.
Attorneys for the DOJ have requested Apple, its prospects and rivals questions on how the corporate maintains its strict management over the iPhone, the report mentioned, citing two folks with information of the investigation.
The investigation could be very “prone to result in a lawsuit, although the specifics are nonetheless in flux,” in keeping with the report.
The DOJ declined to remark, whereas Apple didn’t instantly reply to a Reuters request for remark.
(Reporting by Noor Zainab Hussain in Bengaluru and Diane Bartz in WASHINGTON; Modifying by Aditya Soni)