Supreme Court rules against Apple in App Store antitrust case

“The Supreme Court on Monday ruled 5-4 against Apple in a case involving its signature electronic marketplace, the App Store, allowing iPhone users to move forward with their suit against the company,” Tucker Higgins reports for CNBC. “The opinion was authored by Justice Brett Kavanaugh.”

“Shares of Apple, already battered by trade concerns, were down more than 5%, lagging the broader market,” Higgins reports.

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MacDailyNews Take: Well, for better or worse, likely the latter, here we go! When all is said and litigated, Apple users’ security could ultimately be the biggest victim.

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