So the EU stands up to corporate control and this is a BAD thing?
Is that what you call “freedom”?
If Google wants to charge for their OS, that is their option. You think Microsoft devices don’t include a license fee? Seriously?
There is nothing altruistic about Google’s decisions. If someone wants to be altruistic, develop an open source, free mobile OS with continual updates.
It’s business. The only thing being affected here is the Google business model. If a business model cannot be changed, then it is doomed to fail.