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See a sample reprint in PDF f ormat. Order a reprint of this article now JUNE 12, 2010 Dow Jones Reprints: This copy is f or y our personal, non-commercial use only . To order presentation-ready copies f or distribution to your colleagues, clients or customers, use the Order Reprints tool at the bottom of any article or v isit www.djreprints.com Apple's Mobile Rules To Get FTC Scrutiny More Gawker Contacted by FBI in iPad Security Breach Probe Journal Community DISCUSS By THOMAS CATAN WASHINGTON—The U.S. Federal Trade Commission will investigate whether Apple Inc.'s business practices harm competition in the market for software used on mobile devices, people familiar with the situation said. For weeks, the FTC has been engaged in negotiations with the Department of Justice over which agency would review allegations by companies that say they're being shut-out of one of the most important emerging computing platforms. Adobe Systems Inc. has been engaged in a public feud with Apple over its decision to ban Adobe's Flash video technology from Apple devices. This week, Google Inc. complained Apple's new rules on developers could bar Google and other rivals from selling ads inside iPhone and iPad applications, such as games. Apple has also banned software developers from
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