Reply to post: Re: Where does the fine go?

Fork it! Google fined €4.34bn over Android, has 90 days to behave

andy 103

Re: Where does the fine go?

"The point of the fine is not to compensate anybody for anything"

Right, except the money still changes hands. Maybe the primary incentive of issuing the fine was therefore to gain 5 billion? But some people think it's all "for the good of the people". Call me cynical but I think the EU antitrust commision might have given far less of a shit if there was no money involved.

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