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Comment: Apple, Epic Games may face long, messy litigation path, even if US antitrust trial comes soon

By Mike Swift
  • 25 Aug 2020 17:52
  • 25 Aug 2020 19:02
Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney vowed on Twitter “it’ll be a hell of a fight” when his company filed an antitrust suit against Apple's removal of Epic’s Fortnite game from the App Store.
With a late night court ruling Monday that bars Apple from shutting down Epic’s iOS developer account,

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Mike Swift

Chief Global Digital Risk Correspondent

Mike Swift is an award-winning journalist who has been at the forefront of covering data, privacy and cybersecurity regulatory news for more than a decade. As the Chief Global Digital Risk Correspondent for MLex, in addition to reporting, he coordinates MLex’s worldwide coverage in the practice area. Formerly chief Internet reporter for the San Jose Mercury News and, Mike has covered Google, Facebook, Apple, Microsoft, Twitter and other tech companies and has closely tracked technology and regulatory trends in Silicon Valley. He has wide ranging expertise from the business of professional sports to computer-assisted reporting. A former John S. Knight Fellow at Stanford University, he is a graduate of Colby College.

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