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Sure, Europe. Here's our Android suite without Search, Chrome apps. Now pay the Google tax

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"In other words OEMs would be forced to pay in order to offer useable phones."

I don't think so: They only need to offer a phone and a good browser.

The idea that anything which doesn't have an app, doesn't exist, is somewhat bizarre to me in a world where almost anything can be done with a browser.

Over https unlike what ever unencrypted methods the applications use.

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