Apple relaxes App Store rules after Japan probe, to allow media apps to link to other payment options

Thursday 2 September 2021 | 08:57 CET | News
Apple announced a new step towards giving iOS app publishers more freedom in their use of the App Store. In a settlement of a competition investigation by the Japan Fair Trade Commission, the update will allow media apps to include an in-app link to their website for users to set up or manage an account. This means they are no longer required to use the Apple in-app payment system. 

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