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Comment: Fortnite maker Epic Games takes on Apple, Google over app monopolization (update*)

By Joshua Sisco and Mike Swift
  • 13 Aug 2020 19:05
  • 17 Aug 2020 15:16

Epic Games is not waiting to see whether the US Justice Department will take antitrust action against Apple’s App store or Google’s Android. Instead the maker of the wildly popular Fortnite game is suing Apple and Google on the Silcon Valley giants' home turf in an attempt to break their s

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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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