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Apple Faces EU Antitrust Complaint from Messaging App Telegram

July 30, 2020, 12:45 PM

Messaging app Telegram filed an antitrust complaint to the European Union against Apple Inc., over the iPhone maker’s app store practices.

  • A Telegram spokesman pointed to a recent blog post by company CEO Pavel Durov for further details about its reasoning for the complaint
  • “Some content in apps like Telegram is unavailable to you because Apple censors what is allowed on the App Store, which it fully controls to enforce the 30% tax,” Durov said in the post
  • The European Commission declined to comment. Apple didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment
  • The Financial Times reported the complaint earlier ...

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