Tim Sweeney compares Epic’s App Store fight with Apple to civil rights movement

Vocal Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney says cooperating with Apple’s 30% charge is “collusion to restrain competition” and Epic has mounted a challenge similar to “civil rights fights.”
Epic CEO compares a financial lawsuit to the civil rights movement

The comparison came during an interview with the Wall Street Journal at the Dealbook summit, following a move by Apple to reduce commissions for most developers — but Epic is outside of the parameters that Apple has set. Apple on Wednesday announced that the company would reduce App Store commissions for developers being paid by Apple less than one million dollars a year to 15%.

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