App Store monopoly, unfair or ethical?
Main platform to get apps on iPhone, iPad and Mac app Store, where Apple has created an environment safe and stable where developers can Enjoy, upload and position your applications and customers buy them. Cupertino, in exchange for supporting maintenance costs, takes a 30% commission For every purchase made in the App Store.
at first it may seem correct and logical Apple creates an ecosystem with millions of users and in return takes a commission of 30% for the purchase or subscription of apps. However, the current situation is not like this and the companies have expressed displeasure over it. We are going to understand what happened and what problems Apple is facing.
epic games realm
The political earthquake occurred when Epic Game Company optional charging systemthat excludes the terms of the App Store and that violates, 30% commission that Apple demanded in commercial transactions. Not only Epic filed suit, companies like Mercado Libre or Twitter CEO Elon Musk have also classified the rates that Apple charges as “unreasonable” and “unbalanced”. In response, Apple kicked the Fortnite company out of the App Store and they went to court.
All we know is the outcome of Epic Games’ trial For accepting Las Apple imposed conditions in the App Store, the terms that it accepted when it first decided to enter the app market. However, Apple would have to provide a second payment method Dodge the tax rate charged by Apple.
Test results and security issues
result of the judge’s decision Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers Forces Apple to set up an alternative payment system for developers. it generates the new line first users problem due to the fact that they have to determine whether they want app store security from o ability to pay third parties With the possibility that users may be duped or scammed.
It should be noted that allowing the possibility of third party access may Malware entry in App Store As well as users, since Apple will not be able to unanimously control all the processes that take place in the App Store. policies in addition Return Apple imposed apps will not be possible if the user commits a transaction external form.
In conclusion, this new payment system will come into force 2023 o 2024. Although Apple will continue to improve the security, ecosystem, and controls of the App Store, it is the user who will be able to determine whether they want Apple’s security, or the price or comfort that the developer itself provides.