Apple Says US Bill Would Make App Store Less Secure, But Its Critics Aren’t So Sure

Apple Inc. says an Antitrust Bill that aims at cracking open the app-store market will make iPhones less secure.

This comes from the Apple despite of the fact that Congress and some large firms already have Apple-approved tools that let them bypass the App Store

The new Antitrust Bill is designed to break Apple's mobile app-store duopoly with Alphabet Inc.’s Google

This bill is in favor of sideloading where apps can be downloaded even from outside the App Store.

The bills put consumers in harm’s way because of the real risk of privacy and security breaches,” Apple’s senior director of government affairs, Timothy Powderly

Apple tightly controls the iPhone, requiring all mobile app downloads take place within its App Store, where it takes up to a 30 percent cut on digital sales.

Apple clarified that along with MacBook it is also compatible with iPad, Apple Watch, AirPods, and iPhones


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