Apple must allow developers the option of alternate payments for apps, judge rules

As a result of the ruling in the Epic versus Apple legal battle, the judge has said that Apple must allow developers to include alternate purchase links in apps on the App Store — but fell short of calling Apple a monopoly.

A still from Epic's parody of Apple's '1984' Super Bowl commercialA still from Epic’s parody of Apple’s ‘1984’ Super Bowl commercial

While the ruling did not demand that Apple make alternative App Stores mandatory, the ruling is not what one would call a win for Apple.

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