Wednesday, June 15, 2011

How is this even remotely anti-trust compliant?


In less than three weeks, Apple plans to begin enforcing new iTunes App Store rules prohibiting apps that include "external mechanisms for purchases ... such as a 'buy' button that goes to a web site to purchase a digital book… Its goal is to steer more of the revenue stream for content purchases through Apple's own in-app payment system, which typically nets Apple a 30% cut of the sales.”

Now read this:


Regardless of legal interpretation… by intent, this type of behavior should not be condoned under Antitrust…






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