May 13, 2019

Apple faces customer lawsuit over app store

A group of US consumers has been given the go-ahead by the Supreme Court to sue Apple over app prices. The iPhone users argued that there is no alternative place to buy an iPhone app, but that Apple takes a 30% commission on every sale, so therefore they are being overcharged. Apple said that it was an agent for app developers and that it neither owned nor sold the apps itself. While app developers set their own prices, Apple collects the payments. One of the judges who ruled against Apple was President Donald Trump's controversial appointment, Brett Kavanaugh.

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