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Epic Questions Apple’s App Store Defenses in New Court Filings

Epic Games sought to undermine one of Apple’s main defenses of its App Store policies in a new round of filings in the game company’s lawsuit against the iPhone maker. According to the Financial Times, Epic filed documents revealing that a senior Apple engineer described Apple’s efforts to combat malicious behavior by app developers as “bringing a plastic butter knife to a gunfight.” Epic is...

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Apple’s legal battle with Tim Sweeney of Epic Games is turning into one of those off-putting television dramas where none of the characters are likable. Sweeney, in particular, is losing credibility by the day. After the court ruling on his antitrust case against Apple two weeks ago, he described the decision as a loss for developers and consumers and defiantly vowed not to return to the App...
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