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Epic Games kicks off US antitrust trial against Apple with criticism of App Store 'walled garden'

By Michael Acton and Amy Miller
  • 03 May 2021 16:08
  • 03 May 2021 16:08
Epic Games kicked off its trial against Apple over its alleged monopolization of the app ecosystem today in California federal court, with the future of the App Store’s business model on the line as the game developer urges the judge to order Apple to open its devices to rival stores and payment

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Michael Acton

Senior Correspondent


Michael is a senior correspondent for MLex in San Francisco, where he moved in 2020 after working in our Brussels bureau. Before joining MLex, he reported on EU politics as the Financial Times’ Nico Colchester Fellow in Brussels. Michael has a degree in International Relations and Politics from the University of Cambridge, and a degree in History and French from University College London and Paris IV Sorbonne.

Amy Miller

Senior Correspondent


Amy is responsible for the coverage of an array of regulatory and litigation issues pertaining to the Internet, including privacy, data security and antitrust. Formerly a legal reporter for the ALM media group, Miller has closely followed legal trends in Silicon Valley and covered corporate legal departments for online and print publications including The American Lawyer, Corporate Counsel, and The Recorder. Miller is a graduate of Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and is an award-winning journalist with expertise ranging from education and legal reporting to computer-assisted reporting.

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