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Google argues there would be “profound ramifications” if it changed its sideloading prompts.

“There are profound ramifications on the entire Android ecosystem, all the stakeholders.” says Dr. Qian, who suggests Android OEMs would need to agree and would want to negotiate.

I’m not necessarily buying that argument: haven’t we seen in this trial that Google mandates quite a few things with regards to its partners? Maybe a Samsung has the bargaining power, though.