Kxmode wrote on Aug 25, 2020, 13:25:
When a developer lives under Apple's house, they play by Apple's rules
The judge seemed to agree:
But Rogers also offered a preview of her feelings on whether Epic was likely to succeed in its legal arguments against Apple's alleged monopoly power over the iOS app marketplace.
"Epic Games moves this Court to allow it to access Apple’s platform for free while it makes money on each purchase made on the same platform," Rogers wrote. "While the Court anticipates experts will opine that Apple’s 30 percent take is anti-competitive, the Court doubts that an expert would suggest a zero percent alternative. Not even Epic Games gives away its products for free."
She also noted that Epic can restore Fortnite by simply removing the patch that placed it offside of the store rules which was done intentionally for litigation purposes.
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