North Dakota Lawmakers Vote Down Bill That Would Regulate Apple and Google App Stores

North Dakota Lawmakers Vote Down Bill That Would Regulate Apple and Google App Stores


The North Dakota state senate recently voted 36-11 against a bill that would have required tech giants Apple and Google to enable software developers to use their own payment processing software and avoid fees charged by their app stores.

CNBC reports that the North Dakota state senate voted 36-11 on Tuesday not to pass a bill that would force tech giants like Apple and Google to allow software developers to use their own payment processing software, allowing them to avoid fees charged by the major tech firms.

The vote is a victory for Apple which has long claimed that the App Store is a core part of its product and that tight control over the App Store is required to keep iPhone users safe from malware and scams.

Breitbart News recently reported on the scam apps plaguing Apple’s App Store, some of which have generated upwards of $5 million in revenue

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