Arizona bill could force smartphone App Stores to allow third-party payment systems

A bill that could force Apple and Google to allow third-party payment platforms for in-app purchases on the App Store has been introduced in Arizona and is slated for a vote in the state’s House of Representatives.

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The piece of legislation is an amendment to Arizona House Bill 2005. Specifically, it “restricts the ability of certain digital application distribution platforms to require use of a specific in-application payment system.”

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