January 29, 2024Anmol Nagpal

Elon Musk on new Apple App Store changes

Elon Musk, the owner of X, has weighed in on the ongoing debate surrounding Apple's App Store changes in the European Union (EU), expressing deep concerns.

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The discussion comes ahead of the implementation of the Digital Markets Act (DMA) in March.

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The billionaire entrepreneur's remarks came in response to a statement by Spotify CEO Daniel Ek on X, where Ek criticised Apple's DMA announcement as "at best vague and misleading."

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In his response, Musk echoed Ek's sentiments, stating that the proposed changes are "very concerning."

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Apple recently unveiled plans to implement changes to iOS, Safari, and the App Store within the European Union in compliance with the upcoming DMA regulations set to take effect in March.

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A significant development is the decision to permit third-party app stores on iOS devices for the first time, with the alterations set to be introduced alongside the rollout of iOS 17.4 next month.

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Nevertheless, the introduction of a new App Store tax has emerged as a contentious issue.

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