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Apple must loosen app payment system: judge in Epic Games case

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San Francisco (AFP) – A US judge on Friday ordered Apple to loosen control of its App Store, barring it from obliging developers to use its payments system, in a high-profile antitrust case brought by Fortnite maker Epic Games. Epic filed its case aiming to break the grip of the iPhone maker on its App Store, in the latest assault on Apple’s tightly controlled empire. Friday’s order says Apple is permanently barred from prohibiting developers from including in their apps “external links or other calls to action that direct customers to purchasing mechanisms.” The two firms clashed over whether…

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