As the wheels of justice grind slowly towards a court clash in May 2021, both Epic and Apple are making big moves, outside the courts...and within them.
Where does the US lawsuit currently stand?
Where has Epic initiated another suit?
What responses has Apple undertaken in the midst of all this litigation and threatened regulation?
And why will those responses benefit just about everyone...except Epic?
Winning the lawsuit may not be the endgame...in Virtual Legality.
#Epic #Apple #Lawsuit
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Discussed in this episode:
"An Antitrust Epic"
YouTube Playlist - Hoeg Law
"Apple Sues Back! "Epic Undertook its Conduct with Malice and Fraud" (VL310)"
YouTube Video - September 8, 2020 - Hoeg Law
Apple's Answer and Countersuit
Epic v Apple - September 8, 2020 Filing
"Court throws out tort-based part of Apple's counterclaims against Epic Games"
Foss Patents - November 11, 2020
"Epic Games brings its Fortnite fight with Apple to Australia"
The Register - November 18, 2020 - Simon Sharwood
Epic vs Apple (AU)
Competition and Consumer Act 2010
"Apple announces App Store Small Business Program"
Press Release - November 18, 2020 - Apple
"New Revenue Share Tiers and other updates to the Steam Distribution Agreement"
Steam Blog Post - November 30, 2018
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