Apple Will Offer Alternative Payment Methods in Dutch Dating Apps
Apple has recently updated the App Store guidelines to allow alternative payment methods for dating apps available in the Netherlands, and the country’s Authority for Consumers and Markets has released a statement to confirm the change.
ACM says Apple simply abused of its position in the country and enforced its very own payment system for all apps, so thanks to this update, the company finally gives up on what it describes as unfair conditions.
“Apple has changed its unfair conditions, and will now allow different methods of payment in Dutch dating apps. With this concession, Apple will meet the requirements that the Netherlands Authority for Consumers and Markets (ACM) set under European and Dutch competition rules,” the announcement reads.
“Until recently, customers of dating apps had only been able to pay using the payment method… (read more)