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Apple braces for antitrust woes by letting users select and install third-party apps during setup of iOS 14.3

DS999 Silver badge

Re: Let's move these deckchairs over there!

Whether things are "fixed" or not is irrelevant if some countries are discussing mandating certain apps be installed on phones (Russia) or mandating third party apps have some sort of access to be installed (EU I guess?) then phone OEMs will have to go along with it.

That's not really a problem for Android as OEMs have been adding their own crapware for years, the laws will change just what crapware is included. For Apple though it requires some changes to the OS, so that the third party stuff can be automatically downloaded during the setup process, because they aren't going to make third party stuff part of their OS image.

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