Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager, in charge of competition policy, said: "Mobile applications have fundamentally changed the way we access content. Apple sets the rules for the distribution of apps to users of iPhones and iPads. It appears that Apple obtained a “gatekeeper” role when it comes to the distribution of apps and content to users of Apple's popular devices. We need to ensure that Apple's rules do not distort competition in markets where Apple is competing with other app developers, for example with its music streaming service Apple Music or with Apple Books. I have therefore decided to take a close look at Apple's App Store rules and their compliance with EU competition rules.”
This is getting spicy.
Also this is clearly about consumer rights, and storefronts.
Oh, now I get it. This has been a joke thread all along.
"This is clearly about consumer rights," followed by a quote with a proposal to allow Epic to host a competing storefront on iOS devices. Yes, this is clearly not about Epic wanting more money.
And clearly not about Apple wanting more money either.
But the fact of the matter (reguardless of motive) is they have a valid case.
They could argue that its anti-competitive, and a monopoly.
Apple could be forced to change its ways, the same as Microsoft was, with internet explorors.