• Google now has to decide whether to grant Bandcamp and Match Group's apps a grace period of likely less than a year: change of in-app payment policies

    6 days ago - By FOSS Patents

    On Thursday, Judge James Donato of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California held a case management hearing that he scheduled at the same time he stayed a preliminary-injunction motion by Epic Games relating to Epic's recently-acquired Bandcamp music marketplace , whose Android app Google has threatened to kick out of the Google Play Store unless Bandcamp complies with an in-app purchasing policy change (mislabeled by Google as a mere clarification). That same day, Google had to defend itself against allegations of monopoly abuse not only on the West Coast...
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