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You are here: English BoingBoing ibag With the App Store monopoly case, the Supreme Court could reverse decades of frustrated antitrust enforcement

With the App Store monopoly case, the Supreme Court could reverse decades of frustrated antitrust enforcement

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On Monday, the Supreme Court will review the 9th Circuit's decision in Apple Inc. v. Pepper, in which the plaintiffs argue that Apple has established a monopoly over apps for Ios (this part is actually incontrovertible, as Apple has used both technology and law to prevent rival app stores from operating), and that Iphone and Ipad owners have a right to ask the government to break up this monopoly (that's the controversial part). (more…)

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