April 13, 2021

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Apple is being investigated for anti-competitive behavior in the UK | Industry

The competition regulator in the United Kingdom has announced that Apple is investigating iPhone manufacturers’ application developers for unfair and anti-competitive conditions.

The organization that regulates competition in the United Kingdom announced this Thursday Apple Corps has launched an investigation into allegations that the terms and conditions of the iPhone maker were unfair and anti-competition. For application developers.

The Competition and Markets Commission (equivalent to CNMC in Spain) explains that the investigation will determine Whether or not Apple dominates the distribution of applications On your devices in that region.

Apple charges developers a commission of up to 30% on the value of transactions or each time a consumer purchases an app Reuters.

The regulatory system is advanced and will inquire into it The company imposes unfair or anti-competitive rules For developers They use their App Store.

Apple A statement said the aim was to work with UK authorities to show how their privacy, security and content guidelines have transformed online use into a trusted marketplace for consumers and developers.

This article was published by Business Insider in Spain by Sandra Vinas.

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