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Channeling their inner Kevin Patterson, Tile this week bemoaned Apple's unfairness to a US congressional panel in Colorado investigating the iPhone maker's stewardship of its app ecosystem. Using some pretty stark language, the tech-tracking startup's general counsel, Kirsten Daru, accused Apple of anti-competitive behaviours …

  1. Pascal Monett Silver badge

    That's Apple

    Apple is a specialist in observing what works around its ecosystem, adopting the key functionalities into one of its own apps, and then throwing out the "copiers" because they're doing the same thing.

    The only difference is that, this time apparently, they tried that on a company that has the money to take it to court, instead of some lone developer they could shit on without retaliation.

    I'll be interested in reading about this case.

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: That's Apple

      When has Apple "thrown out the copiers"? When they bought and integrated Siri, for example, they didn't stop Google from offering its assistant as an app.

      1. Dan 55 Silver badge
        1. Anonymous Coward
          Anonymous Coward

          Re: That's Apple

          "Banned" because it used an undocumented API.

  2. RegGuy1 Silver badge

    Well if you keep buying Apple you just encourage them.

    When you buy a phone put something like LineageOS on it. Then YOU get control.

    Simples.

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