The legal dispute over unpaid bills between Google and MatchGroup, the company behind Tinderis living its most complex hours, since those from Mountain View want to eliminate from the Play Store to the dating app.
The current situation in particular is as follows:
Google has countersued Match seeking money damages and a lawsuit that would allow it to ban Tinder and the group’s other dating apps from the Play Store, it reported. Bloomberg.
Following the initial lawsuit in May, Google and Match reached a temporary agreement that allows Match to remain on the Play Store and use its own payment system. Google also agreed to make a “good faith” effort to address Match’s billing concerns. Match, in turn, was to make an effort to offer Google’s billing system as an alternative.
Match group said Google’s Play Store policies violate federal and state laws. “Google doesn’t want anyone else to sue them, so their counterclaims are designed as a warning shot,” Match told Bloomberg it’s a statement. “We are confident that our lawsuit, along with other developers, the US Department of Justice and 37 state attorneys general making similar claims, will be resolved in our favor early next year.”