Elon Mask slams Apple over ‘unreasonable’ app store charges

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Elon Mask slams Apple over ‘unreasonable’ app store charges

 

DUBAI – Tesla Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk has criticized Apple’s App Store charges as “unreasonable”, siding with games app maker Epic Games in its battle against the tech giant.

“Apple app store fees are a de facto global tax on the Internet. Epic is right,” Musk said on Friday.

Epic Games sued Apple over the removal of its app on the App Store, alleging that the tech giant abused its dominance in the mobile app market.

Epic broke Apple’s rules by introducing its own in-app payment system in Fortnite, allowing it to bypass commissions.

Musk, who admits he uses Apple products, said he feels that Apple is overcharging with its App Store.

“They are just obviously overcharging with App Store. I mean 30% fees for doing almost zero incremental work is completely unreasonable,” Musk tweeted.

“Epic wouldn’t bother processing their own payments if App Store fees were fair,” he added. ICA/Expat Media


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