It does sound as if Kaspersky has a case wit this one.
Healthy competition and collaboration is needed in all aspects of security. Building walls only hurts users in the long run.
A top Microsoft official has admitted Windows 10 disables some third-party security software, but not to hamstring the competition, rather to curb compatibility issues. The American software giant is currently at odds with Kaspersky Lab in some European and Russian courts over alleged antitrust violations.