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Apple’s Epic app headache could be test case for regulation – Sydney Morning Herald

Fortnite-maker claims that Apple’s unavoidable 30 per cent commission on digital goods is in breach of competition law.



“When you’ve got market power, the key questions that arise are what are the boundaries of that power, in which market does that power exist, and where else can we have competition?”
Apple will likely be arguing that within the broad market for apps, it doesn’t exert significant power. There are competing app stores that people can use, for example on Android devices, and, within Apple’s App store, there are a vast number of options that compete with Apple’s own offerings.
Epic’s argument will be…

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