“Fortnite” developer Epic Game’s antitrust lawsuit against Apple (AAPL) has upended the mo...

Epic v. Apple ruling: Judge finds Apple has to let developers offer third-party payments – Yahoo Finance

“Fortnite” developer Epic Game’s antitrust lawsuit against Apple (AAPL) has upended the mobile device maker’s tightly protected and booming App Store. In a decision issued Friday, a federal California judge largely sided with Epic by issuing a permanent injunction against Apple’s App Store policies, and opening the door for developers to offer customers third-party payment options in apps.The company's stock was down more than 2% following the ruling.“Epic Games failed in its burden to demonstrate Apple is an illegal monopolist,” Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers wrote in an order. “Nonetheless, the trial did show that Apple is engaging in anticompetitive conduct …

 

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