today at 9:30 in the morning, the Supreme People’s court will open verdict appellant Qihoo of Beijing science and Technology Co., Ltd. and appellee Tencent Technology (Shenzhen) Co. Ltd., Shenzhen city Tencent computer system Co. Ltd. the abuse of market dominance dispute case.
the case is so far the largest amount of litigation in the field of China’s Internet monopoly cases. Both sides are involved in the field of China’s leading companies in the field, in recent years, the outbreak of a number of lawsuits between the two sides, has been known as the 3Q war".
"3Q war" is actually a software caused by the tug of war. February 2010, Tencent launched QQ doctor, and the formation of 360 security guards competition. In October 29th of the same year, the Qihoo 360 launched the "buttoned bodyguard" at QQ, to its implementation, including clearing rubbish and to advertising including a series of purification action. Since late November 3rd, the Tencent announced to stop the operation of QQ software with 360 software on the computer, the user must uninstall 360 software can require users to log on QQ, "one of two", resulting in a large number of users are forced to delete the 360 software.
in the 3Q war continues to heat up, the ministry began to intervene, harsh criticism to the Qihoo and the Tencent. Soon after, Tencent Inc to restore compatible 360 software, the company apologized to the user to the two. But the two companies did not stop the war, but he moved to the court.
this case is "3Q war" in the most compelling cases. In November 2012, the Qihoo 360 to the Guangdong Provincial Higher People’s court, Tencent should abuse in the instant messaging software and services related to market dominance, constitute a monopoly.
March 20, 2013, the Guangdong Provincial Higher People’s court verdict, dismissed all claims of Qihoo ltd.. This is the first in the field of instant messaging to determine the monopoly act. For the above judgment, the Qihoo said the company refused to accept the appeal to the Supreme People’s court, and claims 150 million yuan of economic losses.
in November 26th of the same year, the case in the Supreme People’s court hearing. The trial lasted for two days, as of the end of the trial, the appellant and appellee still refused to give, uphold their claims. It is worth noting that this is the anti-monopoly law promulgated 6 years, the Supreme Court’s first case of Internet antitrust case.
after a lapse of nearly a year, at 9:30 this morning, the supreme law will open verdict on the case. By then, the highest official micro-blog and website will be broadcast live.
in fact, this is the "3Q war" series of cases in second cases, one case with staggered, namely Tencent v. Qihoo 360 unfair competition case, by the supreme law in April 24th this year made two verdict, dismissed the Qihoo 360’s appeal and upheld the court judgment does not constitute a company – Qihoo unfair competition, ordered it to compensate the Tencent Inc for economic loss and reasonable rights costs 5 million yuan.
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