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United States: Epic v Apple: Apple Must Allow Other Forms Of In-App Purchase - Preiskel & Co

On 10 September 2021, Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers issued an injunction in the Epic v Apple case. Apps cannot be restricted from directing users to other payment options, in addition to the ones offered by Apple.
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Epic Games Pays Apple $6 Million as Ordered by Court

Epic Games today paid Apple $6,000,000 in royalties, ‌Epic Games‌ CEO Tim Sweeney said on Twitter. As part of the ruling in the ongoing Epic v. Apple legal battle, Epic was last week ordered by the court to pay 30 percent of the revenue that it collected from the Fortnite app using its illicit direct payment option. Back at the start of the dispute between Epic and Apple, Epic added a direct purchase option to the Fortnite app, skirting Apple's in-app purchase rules. This violation of Apple's...
Tags: Apple, Court, Epic, App Store, Epic Games, Sweeney, Tim Sweeney, Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers, Fortnite, Apple Epic, Epic Games vs. Apple, Epic Games Fortnite Epic Games vs Apple


A Crack In The Garden Wall

On Friday, US District Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers released her ruling in the suit and countersuit by Epic and Apple. Neither party could claim complete victory. Epic was judged to have breached its contract with Apple (which it admitted) and now owes Apple more than $3.6 million. Apple escaped on almost all counts. The court […]
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Epic Files Appeal After Loss To Apple in App Store Case

Epic Games filed a notice of appeal Sunday following a judge's decision in its antitrust lawsuit against Apple. From a report: U.S. District Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers mostly sided with Apple, rejecting Epic's claims that the iPhone maker is a monopoly. She also didn't rule that Apple needs to restore Fortnite, Epic's hit game at the center of the lawsuit, to the App Store or Epic's Apple developer account. She also rejected the need for third-party App Stores and didn't force Apple to lower i...
Tags: Apple, Tech, App Stores, Cupertino California, Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers


Fortnite banana can appear in court naked says judge in Epic vs Apple legal footnote

Legal questions still remain over whether this judgment applies to all bananas or just that one US District Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers late last week handed down a judgment [PDF] in the Epic Games vs Apple antitrust trial, which is likely to have significant consequences for developers and the corporations that control the ecosystems in which they operate.…
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The Apple Epic Decision Is A Breakthrough For Crypto

In her decision last week on the Epic vs Apple case, Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers wrote this: I am not a lawyer, but I read that to say that apps that use crypto rails for payments cannot be blocked by Apple anymore. If so, that is a decision of enormous consequences for the crypto sector and yet another opening for it. That is so fucking awesome. USV TEAM POSTS:
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Epic scores a tiny win against Apple in court — but it’s not done fighting yet

Epic Games filed an appeal over the weekend against the recent court judgment on its case against Apple, over its App Store monopoly. The company only scored a minor win when the court asked Apple to allow alternative methods of payments for in-app purchases in the App Store. This will enable Epic to charge customers for in-game items in the multiplayer hit title Fortnite without paying a 30% cut to Apple, and enable other companies to bypass that cut for services they provide users via their ap...
Tags: Apple, Startups, App Store, Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers, Plugged


Top Stories: iPhone 13 Apple Event, Epic v. Apple Verdict, iPhone 14 Rumors, and More

Apple's biggest product introduction is right around the corner, with an Apple event now officially announced for next Tuesday, September 14! We're continuing to see a flurry of rumors about not only the iPhone 13 and Apple Watch Series 7 that we're expecting to see at the event, but also the iPhone 14 that's a whole year away. The other major piece of news this week was that a decision was finally handed down in the blockbuster Epic Games v. Apple trial. It was a mixed verdict with Apple win...
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NorCal Judge Rules Apple Can’t Force Developers To Exclusively Use App Store Payment System

(CNN) — Apple can no longer prohibit app developers from directing users to payment options outside its App Store, a judge ruled on Friday. The decision, which followed a contentious court battle with the maker of the hugely popular Fortnite video game, is a major blow to Apple — but the company also scored a partial victory as the judge stopped short of calling it a monopoly. Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers of the US District Court in the Northern District of California ruled on Friday that Apple ...
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Sort-of Epic win as judge kills Apple ban on apps linking to outside payment systems

Games maker weakens iGiant's control over iOS, loses its antitrust claims Analysis Epic Games on Friday won a Pyrrhic victory against Apple in its antitrust lawsuit, with US District Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers ruling that Apple must allow developers to tell customers about third-party payments systems.…
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Epic CEO: Judge's Decision 'Isn't a Win for Developers or for Consumers,' Fortnite Not Immediately Returning to App Store

The year-long dispute between Epic Games and Apple reached a milestone with Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers delivering a middle-of-the road verdict that isn't quite what ‌Epic Games‌ or Apple wanted. Apple will not be required to support third-party app stores as ‌Epic Games‌ pushed for, but Apple will have to let developers offer "buttons, external links, or other calls to action" to direct customers to in-app purchase alternatives. In a statement on Twitter, ‌Epic Games‌ CEO Tim Sweeney said that t...
Tags: Apple, Spotify, Court, Epic, App Store, DPLA, Epic Games, Unreal Engine, Sweeney, Tim Sweeney, Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers, Horacio Gutierrez, Fortnite, Kate Adams, Epic Games vs. Apple


Epic Games vs. Apple Judgment Allows App Store Developers to Link to Alternative Payment Methods

A decision was reached today in the high-profile Epic Games v. Apple trial, with U.S. District Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers ruling that Apple's anti-steering conduct is anti-competitive, and ruling in favor of Apple on all other counts. In a 185-page ruling, Judge Rogers said "the Court cannot ultimately conclude that Apple is a monopolist under either federal or state antitrust laws," but she said the trial "did show that Apple is engaging in anticompetitive conduct under California's compet...
Tags: Apple, Featured, California, Court, Amazon Kindle, App Store, Rogers, Apple Inc, Epic Games, Netflix Spotify, Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers, Nick Statt, Epic Games vs. Apple, App Purchasing


Judge in Epic Suit Says Apple Restrictions Anti-Competitive

A U.S. judge on Friday issued a ruling in "Fortnite" creator Epic Games' antitrust lawsuit against Apple's App Store, labelling Apple's conduct in enforcing anti-steering restrictions as anticompetitive. From a report: The case may determine whether Apple is allowed to retain control over what apps appear on its iPhones and whether it is allowed to charge commissions to developers. The Verge adds: Judge Yvonne Gonzalez-Rogers issued a permanent injunction in the Epic v. Apple case on Friday morn...
Tags: Apple, Tech, Epic, Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers, Fortnite, App Purchasing


A judge just ruled a massive blow against Apple's App Store business

Apple/Rachel Luna/Stringer The judge in the case between "Fortnite" maker Epic Games and Apple issued a ruling on Friday. Apple must allow app makers the ability to monetize their apps without paying Apple. Epic has to pay Apple over $3.5 million in owed royalties, and still can't charge users directly. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The end of the months-long legal saga between Apple and "Fortnite" maker Epic Games finally came on Friday when Judge Yvonne Gon...
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Notice to Developers: You Could Be Entitled to Between a $250 and $30,000 Payment From Apple

Apple on Thursday evening announced it has reached a $100 million settlement that, pending court approval, will resolve a class action lawsuit from U.S. developers who alleged that Apple has a monopoly on the distribution of iOS apps and in-app purchases. As part of the settlement, some U.S. developers would be entitled to receive a payment from Apple, so long as they meet certain requirements. Who is eligible for a payment from Apple? According to law firm Hagens Berman, which brought th...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Mac, Cameron, Rumors, Apple Inc, U S District Court, Northern District of California, Hagens Berman, U S App Store, Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers


Apple Pays $100 Million to Settle Developer Lawsuit and Agrees to Multiple App Store Changes

Apple today announced plans to make several changes to the App Store in order to settle a class-action lawsuit that was brought against Apple by developers in the United States. Under the terms of the deal, Apple will let developers use communication methods like email to tell customers about payment methods available outside of iOS apps, and it will expand the price points that developers can offer for apps, in-app purchases, and subscriptions. Apple also plans to create a $100 million "fund...
Tags: Apple, Featured, United States, Epic, App Store, Rogers, Apple Inc, Phil Schiller, Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers, App Review, Small Business Program, CAMERON ET AL


Apple Making Multiple App Store Changes to Settle Class-Action Developer Lawsuit

Apple today announced plans to make several changes to the App Store in order to settle a class-action lawsuit that was brought against Apple by developers in the United States. Under the terms of the deal, Apple will let developers use communication methods like email to tell customers about payment methods available outside of iOS apps, and it will expand the price points that developers can offer for apps, in-app purchases, and subscriptions. Apple also plans to create a fund to support sm...
Tags: Apple, Featured, US, United States, Epic, App Store, Rogers, Apple Inc, Phil Schiller, Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers, App Review, Small Business Program, CAMERON ET AL


Fortnite Maker Wins Appeal in Australia

Epic's legal spat with Apple over App Store practices will spill over to Australia. From a report: After a series of hearings and trials that stretched nearly nine months, Apple and Epic made their final pitches to a US District Court in California on May 24. Both companies now await Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers' decision, but that doesn't mean the litigation is over. After a successful appeal Thursday by Epic, the case will soon be brought to an Australian court. At the center of the legal acti...
Tags: Apple, Australia, California, Tech, Epic, App Store, US District Court, Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers, US District Court Epic


In Apple Antitrust Trial, Judge Signals Interest in Railroad, Credit-Card Monopoly Cases

U.S. District Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers will decide if Apple has operated an illegal monopoly, and she’s already made it clear that...
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At Epic V Apple's Closing, Judge Probes Implications of Upending Apple's App Store

By Stephen Nellis(Reuters) - Federal Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers held unconventional closing arguments Monday in the antitrust trial between Epic...
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Epic Games v. Apple Trial Wraps Up, But We Likely Won't Know the Outcome for Months

The three week Epic Games v. Apple trial wrapped up today, with a series of debates that were held in lieu of traditional closing arguments. The wrap up follows Apple CEO Tim Cook's testimony last week, which saw him grilled by Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers on Apple's App Store policies. As outlined by Protocol, at the conclusion of the trial, Rogers aimed to get at the heart of the dispute and determine what remedies might ultimately be appropriate. As she did earlier in the trial, Rogers hi...
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This week, Apple CEO Tim Cook faced surprisingly tough questioning from judge

iLeader defends iGiant's app oversight to keep people safe from 'toxic mess' Apple CEO Tim Cook testified in defense of his company on Friday in an effort to retain control over its iOS ecosystem, deflecting tough questions from US District Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers.…
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Judge Grills Tim Cook on App Store Policies as End of of Epic Games v. Apple Trial Approaches

Apple CEO Tim Cook testified in the Epic Games v. Apple trial today, and some of the final questioning by Judge Yvonne Gonzalez-Rogers did not appear to go in Apple's favor. She spent several minutes grilling Cook on Apple's App Store policies and some of the statements that he made. "You said you want to give users control, so what's the problem with allowing users to have a cheaper option for content?" Cook clarified that by control, he meant control over data, and he told the judge that c...
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Judge Grills Tim Cook on App Store Policies on Final Day of Epic Games v. Apple Trial

Apple CEO Tim Cook testified in the Epic Games v. Apple trial today, and some of the final questioning by Judge Yvonne Gonzalez-Rogers did not appear to go in Apple's favor. She spent several minutes grilling Cook on Apple's App Store policies and some of the statements that he made. "You said you want to give users control, so what's the problem with allowing users to have a cheaper option for content?" Cook clarified that by control, he meant control over data, and he told the judge that c...
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Tim Cook is making a rare appearance to defend his company under oath

Apple CEO Tim Cook, left, and Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney, right. Apple/Rachel Luna/Stringer Apple CEO Tim Cook is taking the stand as a witness under oath in a major lawsuit on Friday. "Fortnite" maker Epic Games is suing Apple, and the bench trial started early this month in California. Epic says Apple's App Store is a monopoly. Apple says Epic broke its developer contract. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Apple CEO Tim Cook on Friday is scheduled to take the s...
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Craig Federighi Says the Mac Has An 'Unacceptable' Malware Problem (slashdot)

Craig Federighi is currently testifying during the Apple vs. Epic lawsuit. While facing questioning from Apple's lawyers, Federighi made some interesting comments about security, particularly noting that the Mac currently has a level of malware that Apple "does not find acceptable." 9to5Mac reports: One of Federighi's goals is to paint the iPhone ecosystem, including the App Store and lack of side-loading support, as a secure and trusted environment for users. To do this, it appears that part of...
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Craig Federighi Says the Mac Has An 'Unacceptable' Malware Problem

Craig Federighi is currently testifying during the Apple vs. Epic lawsuit. While facing questioning from Apple's lawyers, Federighi made some interesting comments about security, particularly noting that the Mac currently has a level of malware that Apple "does not find acceptable." 9to5Mac reports: One of Federighi's goals is to paint the iPhone ecosystem, including the App Store and lack of side-loading support, as a secure and trusted environment for users. To do this, it appears that part of...
Tags: Apple, Mac, Tech, Craig Federighi, Federighi, Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers, The Mac, Mac Federighi


Apple-Epic Judge Hints at Compromise in Feud Over App Store

The judge overseeing the high-stakes trial between Epic Games and Apple hinted at a compromise that turns on the iPhone maker allowing developers to inform users through their mobile apps that they can buy virtual goods on the web at a cheaper cost. From a report: U.S. District Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers appeared to be looking for middle ground while hearing from economists called by both companies as expert witnesses in a case that threatens to upend the multibillion-dollar marketplace for ap...
Tags: Apple, Tech, Epic, American Express, Massachusetts Institute Of Technology, U S Supreme Court, Oakland California, Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers, Richard Schmalensee, Gonzalez Rogers, Schmalensee


Judge in Epic vs. Apple Case Floats Potential Compromise

In the ongoing legal battle between Apple and Epic Games, the two companies are this week calling up their expert witnesses to argue their points before Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers, who will make a decision in the case after a three week trial. Expert testimony is not as exciting as some of the leaked App Store documents that were highlighted last week, especially as much of what's being discussed was shared by Epic and Apple ahead of the trial. When speaking to expert witnesses, however, Go...
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Apple and Epic Games are revealing a ton of industry secrets in court filings - from untold billions in 'Fortnite' profits to private email exchanges, these are the 5 juiciest bits

Apple CEO Tim Cook, left, and Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney, right. Apple/Rachel Luna/Stringer "Fortnite" maker Epic Games is suing Apple, and the bench trial started this week in California. Epic says Apple's App Store is a monopoly. Apple says Epic broke its developer contract. Through court filings, major secrets from Apple, Epic, Microsoft, and more have been revealed. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Apple and the maker of "Fortnite" are currently at war in a C...
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