Apple defends its App Store 'walled garden' ahead of antitrust debate in US Congress

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Apple defends its App Store policies ahead of antitrust debate in Congress
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Apple defends its App Store policies ahead of antitrust debate in Congress

Allowing users to sideload would open the doors for scammers and malware, it argues

Technology giant Apple has published a 16-page report that defends its tightly policed App Store and explains why allowing iOS users to install apps from outside of App Store would be a huge security risk...

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