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Epic v. Apple, Day 1

Jason Snell, quoting Tim Cook: The App Store and other parts of Apple are not cast in concrete. And so we can move and are flexible with the times. Nick Statt, Ben Brody, and David Pierce: On Monday, Apple and Epic Games will meet in court to decide one of the most consequential antitrust arguments in the history of the tech industry. The trial has been nearly a year in the making, following Apple’s removal of Fortnite from the App...

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EU and Australia on App Store Antitrust

Tom Warren (MacRumors, Hacker News): The European Commission is issuing antitrust charges against Apple over concerns about the company’s App Store practices. The Commission has found that Apple has broken EU competition rules with its App Store policies, following an initial complaint from Spotify back in 2019. Specifically, the Commission believes Apple has a “dominant position in the market for the distribution of music...