Antitrust Watchdog Says Apple Offer Payment Forms

Authority for Consumers and Markets (ACM), the Antitrust watchdog based in the Netherlands, reported that Apple Inc is accepting different payment forms for Dutch dating apps. Currently, this ends a disagreement between them. Because of this disagreement, Apple were penalized $52.65 million.

ACM said that Apple will fulfill a requirement set by European Union and Dutch competition rules. 

“In the digital economy, powerful companies have a special responsibility to keep the market fair and open. Apple avoided that responsibility and abused its dominant position vis-a-vis dating-app providers,” commented Martin Snoep, chairman of the ACM. 

Apple’s Response

An Apple spokesperson responded to a question asked by Reuters. The Apple spokesperson referenced Apple’s update ...

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