Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla Inc, is displeased with Apple’s App Store fees. Apple app store payments, according to Musk, are a de facto “global tax on the Internet.” The SpaceX founder expressed his support for Epic Games, the creator of “Fortnite,” which has contested Apple’s decision to remove its app.
“Apple’s app store fees constitute a de facto global Internet tax. Epic is a good word “Musk stated the following. Epic Games launched a lawsuit against Apple last year, alleging that the iPhone maker abused its market dominance in mobile apps. To avoid Apple’s commissions, Epic breached Apple’s rules by introducing its own in-app payment system in “Fortnite.”
Apple has defended its App Store practices in court and in discussions with Congress. Separately, Musk rejected a storey that he had a conversation with Apple CEO Tim Cook about the possibility of buying Tesla and taking over as the company’s CEO.”I once requested a meeting with Cook to discuss Apple’s purchase of Tesla. There was no purchase conditions proposed at all. He refused to meet with me “In another tweet, Musk stated.