Apple’s giving up ground in its App Store fight with Dutch regulators and Tinder – Mitchell Clark

It’s changed the language users will see when they go to pay. | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge

Apple announced on Friday that it once again updated its rules about how Dutch dating apps can use third-party payment systems, after the company had “productive conversations with the Netherlands Authority for Consumers and Markets (ACM).”

The updated rules give developers more flexibility about which payment systems they use, change the language users see when they go to pay, and remove other restrictions that the previous rules put in place. The ACM has expressed approval of these changes, noting Apple “will meet the requirements… set under European and Dutch competition rules.”

While the rules aren’t wide-reaching (again, they only apply to Dutch dating apps), they do show what Apple’s willing to do to comply with government…

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