Apple’s 15% Store Fee Cut Attempt At Skirting Scrutiny By Doing The Bare Minimum, Says Epic CEO
Apple Inc’s (NASDAQ: AAPL) announcement to cut commission for small developers is being dismissed by Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney as a move to stifle criticism.
What Happened: Sweeney described the Cupertino-based technology giant’s move as an attempt to sow discord between app creators, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday.
“Apple is hoping to remove enough critics that they can get away with their blockade on competition and 30% tax on most in-app purchases. But consumers will still pay inflated prices marked up by the Apple tax,” Sweeney said, as per the Journal.
Sweeney also likened the fight against Apple with the civil rights movement …