Kaspersky should a complaint against Apple for alleged abuse of power

The Russian security company Kaspersky Lab in Russia filed a complaint against Apple, writes the company in a blog post. Apple would have too much power over the App Store and abuse.

Kaspersky filed the complaint with the federal competition authority in Russia. The company had Apple make adjustments to his Safe Kids app, to directives.

Kaspersky had a function to remove the app that set could be which apps kids can use. Also a feature to the Safari browser to block had to be turned off.

The security company calls the two parts of the app “essential,” and argues that Apple, and for several years no problem. That would, according to Kaspersky have changed with the advent of feature time amount to proper level in iOS 12. This will give users insight into their phone calls and they can appgebruik outnumbered.

According to Kaspersky, it seems that Apple “of his position as platformeigenaar used to conditions to dictate”. Also the company would “other developers are holding back at the same level to compete”.

Complaint of Spotify, the European Commission

Music service Spotify had last week lodged a complaint with the European Commission because of “unfair” rules that Apple on its platform could handle. Spotify also say that the company is abusing its position as owner of the App Store.

Apple responded Friday on the indictment. The company says that Spotify all the advantages of the App Store wants, without any of income. “Spotify would not be where it is today without the App Store, but now they’re using their size to not having to contribute to the ecosystem for the next generation of appmakers. We find that error.”

Spotify says the process of the European Commission, to wait for, but does not agree with Apple. “Each monopolist will set nothing wrong to have done it and claim that the interests of competitors and consumers are paramount.”

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