Judge loosens Apple's grip on app store in Epic decision

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A judge in California is loosening apple's grip on its app store federal judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers ruled apple has been engaging in unfair competition and ordered the company to allow developers to insert links to other payment options besides its own within iPhone apps it would make it easier for app developers to avoid paying commissions to apple epic games the maker of fortnight call the fees price gouging but the judge didn't brand apple as a monopolist or require it to allow competing stores to offer apps for iPhones iPads and iPods she left the fee structure intact Fortnite was ousted from the app store after adding a non apple payment system to its app epic was ordered to pay apple nearly three point seven million dollars I'm at Donahue

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