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Britain launches investigation into Apple’s alleged anti-competitive behavior

The Competition and Markets Authority said the investigation would consider whether Apple has a prominent place in the distribution of apps on Apple devices in the UK.

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Britain’s competition regulator said on Thursday that it had made a complaint at that the iPhone manufacturer’s terms and conditions were unfair and for app makers.

The Competition and Markets Authority said the investigation would consider whether Apple has a prominent place in the distribution of apps on Apple devices in the UK.

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Apple charges developers up to 30% commission on the value of the transaction or any time a consumer purchases their app.

The regulator said it would also investigate whether Apple imposes unfair or anti- conditions on developers using the app store.

Apple said in a statement, “We look forward to working with the UK Competition and Market Authority, stating that our guidelines for privacy, security and content have made the App Store a trusted marketplace for both consumers and developers has made it.”

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