On this episode, Matt shares the latest Apple antitrust news and where he thinks this is all headed.
Just this past week:
- A bill passed in Arizona forces Apple to allow alternate App Store payment mechanisms
- The UK has opened an investigation into Apple
- The EU has completed its investigation and will be bringing charges against Apple
- The Whitehouse hired Timothy Wu, a big tech critic, as an advisor.
So where is this all headed? What does this mean for app developers? And how did Astropad get wrapped up in all this? Tune in to hear.
On this episode, you’ll learn:
- What the House Antitrust Subcommittee had to say about Apple
- How the EU, UK, and US states are closing in on Apple
- Why legislation from US states might be the most potent weapon yet
- Where I think all of this is headed.
- Finally, what does all of this mean for app developers?
- Asymco’s estimate on Apple’s profit from services
- Big Tech critic Tim Wu joins Biden administration to work on competition policy
- UK latest country to open App Store antitrust investigation
- EU antitrust regulators finalizing charges against Apple following Spotify complaint
- Arizona advances bill forcing Apple and Google to allow Fortnite-style alternative payment options
- Apple Threatens North Dakota, Suffers Crushing Loss in Arizona: “A Lot of It is Just Fear”
- Apple, Google app store fights move to the states