Today in "Epic vs Apple", we look at popular YouTuber Linus Tech Tips' take on the case. But while the effort is laudable (and much more fulsomely presented than other videos we have previously evaluated), it is still somewhat "correct adjacent".
So let's dive in.
We're always happy to see important discussions happening on YouTube...in Virtual Legality.
#Epic #Apple #Lawsuit
Discussed in this episode:
"Epic vs Everyone: The Fortnite Antitrust Lawsuits"
YouTube Playlist - Hoeg Law
"Apple’s Reckoning Has Come."
YouTube Video - September 15, 2020 - Linus Tech Tips
"Single Firm Conduct"
"Antitrust Enforcement and the Consumer"
Department of Justice Document
"JOIN THE BATTLE AND PLAY IN THE #FREEFORTNITE CUP ON AUGUST 23"
Epic Games Fortnite Blog
"So, of the sales of an app in the UK..."
Tweet - September 2, 2020 - Tim Sweeney (@TimSweeneyEpic)
"Apple's statement is misleading."
Tweet - August 21, 2020 - Tim Sweeney (@TimSweeneyEpic)
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