Recall that in early May, the European Commission informed Apple about an investigation into the Apple Pay service. The company is accused of using its dominant position and “restricting competition in the iOS mobile wallet market.”
As bringing Bloomberg, contributed to the submission of the antitrust complaint by PayPay, which was to report its concerns to the European Commission. The company disapproves of the fact that its iOS app can’t access the NFC chip, making it impossible to implement some Android features.
Elon Musk in reaction to this information criticized Apple for other actions.
Elon Musk: “Apple’s commission is 10 times higher than it should”
Elon Musk responded on Twitter to news about PayPal’s involvement in the whole affair. The co-creator of the payment service pointed out that Apple’s internet business is based on a 30 percent commission, which “definitely isn’t OK.” The billionaire added that the commission is “literally 10 times higher than it should”.
It is worth noting that the 30% commission on the App Store’s App Store applied to all creators for over 12 years. After pressure from antitrust authorities, in 2020 the company decided to lower the rate to 15%. those developers whose annual revenues do not exceed one million dollars.
However, Musk seems to be saying that even after the cut in half, the commission is too high.
However, it is not clear on what basis the billionaire believes that the commission should be around 3%. Forks of 15-30 percent. is the industry standard in virtually all virtual content stores. Even Epic & hairsp; – & hairsp; which started a loud war with Apple, criticizing it for charging too high fees & hairsp; – & hairsp; charges 15 percent in its store.
Apple has not yet publicly commented on Musk’s taunts.
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