The Rallying Cry Against Apple’s App Store Policies Gets Louder

The Apple logo is seen on the window of the newly opened company store in Bangkok on Sept. 23.

The Apple logo is seen on the window of the newly opened company store in Bangkok on Sept. 23.
Photo: Mladen Antoniv/AFP (Getty Images)

Several developers and organizations have banded together to lead a campaign against Apple’s App Store policies. Announced today, the Coalition for App Fairness (CAF) is a new nonprofit dedicated to fighting for fair, competitive practices across the app ecosystem. The CAF’s founding members include Epic Games, Basecamp, European Publishers Council, Tile, Spotify, and several others who have publicly and vocally denounced Apple’s practices in recent months.

“As enforcers, regulators, and legislators around the world investigate Apple for its anti-competitive behavior, The Coalition for App Fairness will be the voice of app and game developers in the effort to protect consumer choice and create a level playing field for all,” Horacio Gutierrez, Spotify’s head of global affairs and c

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