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A Tying Perspective on Apple, the iPhone, and the App Store

A Tying Perspective on Apple, the iPhone, and the App Store

Significant attention has recently been paid to Apple’s behavior concerning the iPhone and App Store. In this paper, I employ economic theory concerning tying...
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Apple Rejects Fortnite’s Bid For App Store Return In South Korea

Apple has rejected Epic Games’ plea to reinstate Fortnite in the App Store ahead of South Korea’s landmark law that grants app developers the...
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Apple To Allow Alternate Payment Methods For App Store

Apple announced changes to its App Store regulations that will allow software developers to tell customers how to pay for services outside of Apple’s...
ACCC's Continued Digital Inquiry App Stores and Choice Screens

The ACCC’s Continued Digital Inquiry: App Stores and Choice Screens

By Jacqueline Downes, Felicity McMahon, William Georgiou & Melissa Camp1   I. Introduction This piece builds on our previous article2 covering the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission's...
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Apple’s App Store Faces Renewed Criticism

Apple’s App Store faces renewed criticism as the company hosts its annual conference for app developers. Due to the pandemic, the event is being...
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Apple Faces New UK Charges Over App Store

On Tuesday, May 11, Apple faced possible further court action over its App Store after it was accused of "overcharging" millions of app-purchasers in...
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EC Provides Apple With “Statement Of Objections” Over App Store Rules 

The European Commission has provided Apple with its preliminary opinion that it “distorted competition” in the music streaming space since it took advantage of...
Valve Refuses Apple's Request For Data Against Epic In Antitrust Suit

Valve Hit With New Antitrust Suit Over Steam Store

Valve, the owner of popular video game distribution platform Steam, is facing a proposed class action lawsuit, alleging its product’s dominant market share allows...

UK Probes Apple Over Alleged App Store Monopoly

Britain’s competition regulator announced on Thursday, March 4, it has opened an investigation into Apple after complaints that the iPhone maker’s terms and conditions...
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Arizona Passes Bill To Add Fortnite-style Payment Options In Google &...

The Arizona House of Representatives voted 31-29 on Wednesday, March 3, to pass a bill that will require app stores to allow app makers...
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