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Here’s Why Canada Is Shutting Down Its Investigation Into Apple

January 6, 2017, 4:05 PM UTC
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Canada’s Competition Bureau on Friday said it had not found sufficient evidence that Apple had engaged in anti-competitive conduct, closing a two-year investigation into the iPhone maker.

The watchdog launched a probe into Apple’s (AAPL) business practices in December 2014 to investigate allegations the company’s Canadian unit had used anti-competitive clauses to force domestic operators to sell rival devices at higher prices than they otherwise would have and restricting how they could market and sell iPhones.

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“The Bureau did not find evidence to suggest that the Apple terms resulted in a significant effect on competition,” the antitrust watchdog said in a statement.