US lawmakers moving forward with App Store bill despite Apple changes

Apple’s recent App Store concessions have seemingly failed to appease U.S. lawmakers, who are still moving ahead with legislation to change how the app marketplace is run.

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Back in August, a bipartisan group of U.S. Senators introduced a bill to rein in the power of app store operators. Since then, Apple has settled a major developer lawsuit and has changed some App Store policies. On Wednesday, Sen. Amy Klobuchar — one of the bill’s sponsors — said that it’s well past time for tech giants to “do the right thing.”

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