It’s not just that the CEO of Epic Games has a bad opinion of Apple (specifically, there’s a major lawsuit being filed against them in the US).
AndroidCentral wrote about itThat MassNotify is available on Android phones in the US state of Massachusetts without the user’s permission, which is good for communication research used in the coronavirus pandemic (and not widely used here…). This also caught Sweeney’s attention, and since the Apple case is currently awaiting a court ruling, the Epic chief is burdened with the other operating system and ecosystem.
Sweeney Reply on Twitter MassNofity’s case that he thought Google Play would badly need a competitor. Then he mentioned an incident that caused not giving a good opinion about the platform: popular apps like Fortnite were banned against users’ will but forced to install government apps without user consent, which is why Google called its business model corrupt. Fortnite can, of course, be installed on Android, just not in the traditional way, and your talk about the contact finder app… may be questionable.
When Epic Games sued Google last year, the lawsuit states that Google was founded in 1998 as an exciting startup with the slogan “Don’t be evil.” Their policy made it clear that this slogan isn’t just about serving users, but more: to keep the company doing well overall, but 22 years later, no footnote can really handle today’s Google logo. Taking advantage of its size, the company harms competitors, innovative thinkers, consumers and users, and it does so in a number of areas by being in a monopoly position.
Then on Twitter Even praise the person who put a padlock on the Apple logo documentThen he drew attention to the need for developers to be in the void, as the foxes included in the photos wear masks and take 30% of their income. (This was also for Apple, but Google is here too…)
We wonder which side will win the lawsuit between Epic Games and Apple…