Google allowing alternate in-app payments to comply with South Korean law

Google has announced new changes to its alternate payment policies within apps to comply with a recently passed South Korean law, while Apple seems to believe that it is already compliant with the mandate.

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The South Korean government in August voted to ban app store operators — like Apple and Google — from requiring developers to use first-party systems for in-app payments. In a blog post Thursday, Google said it would make changes to its in-app billing policies to comply with the new regulations.

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