The Russians impose domestic software gadgets


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The Federal Antimonopoly service (FAS) has contributed to the government initiative, which will be mandatory for the gadgets the application of the Russian production. About it reports “Kommersant” with reference to “road map” FAS on competition development, which is in the wording.

According to the publication, the amendments will prepare by April 2019. The bill, which will be engaged in the Ministry of communications, FAS and Rospotrebnadzor will affect programs for browser, email, audio players and other applications. FAS insists that the user should be able to remove all built-in apps apart from the service.

FAS noted that this decision pushed her “complaints of citizens on service apps on phones, smartphones, tablets that are installed automatically and without the possibility of removal”.

President of Association “RUSSOFT” Valentin Makarov explained that this measure will not help the development of competition, because the hardware requirements will inevitably lead to new costs. Competition between apps should be regulated by the market, he said. The price of the device will also rise after the adoption of the law.

In April, Chinese smartphone maker Huawei began working on its own operating system in case of introduction of sanctions from the United States.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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