Apple’s ‘flat out victory’ will cause problems for antitrust regulatory efforts

Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers’ ruling in the Epic vs. Apple lawsuit may cause headaches for the U.S. government, after Epic failed to prove that Apple violated antitrust laws.

On Friday, Judge Rogers issued her ruling in Epic’s lawsuit against Apple. While the ruling could potentially cost Apple billions in enabling developers to advise users of third-party payment methods, it may have also helped Apple escape some scrutiny over other issues.This includes the U.S. government’s attempts to tempter the power of big tech companies like Apple and Google, such as its June 11 legislation package taking aim against antitrust behavior.

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