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Apple faces another antitrust complaint over App Store, this time in India

The company’s app store policies have attracted criticism from Indian app developers and startup founders.

A non-profit called Together We Fight Society has filed an antitrust case against Apple over its App Store practices with the Competition Commission of India (CCI), Reuters reported. The legislation comes at a time when both Apple and Google are facing increased regulatory scrutiny and legal battles across the world. Targetted at Apple's in-app purchasing system The filing accuses Apple of abusing its dominant position in the apps market by forcing developers to use its in-app purchase system, the report stated. Apple charges a 30 percent commission on all in-app purchases, which developers have alleged is too high. "The existence of the 30% commission means that some app developers will never make it to the market ... This could also result in consumer harm," the filing said according to Reuters. The complainant added that it filed the case in the interest of…

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