Swiss Threema and Proton harshly criticize Apple’s new rules

In recent days, leaders from Microsoft, Spotify, Meta and Epic Games, the game’s publisher Fortnite, attacked Apple. These tech giants aren’t the only ones attacking the Apple brand. This week, the Swiss publisher of the Threema app also said how badly it thought of the new rules planned for the App Store. Contacted by The weatherGeneva-based Proton – whose services have more than 100 million users – also demonstrates its indignation with the American multinational’s strategy.

Why so much tension now? On March 6th, the Digital Markets Law (DMA) comes into force. In short, this new regulation decided by the European Union aims to open online platforms to competition. O doormenor “access controllers”, must relax their rules and allow other players to offer services, without discrimination, on these platforms.

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