HE Google agreed to pay 90 million dollars litigation with app developers involving monopoly apps. The company is accused of using vendor agreements, revenue sharing and technical barriers to shut down the ecosystem. direct most payments via Google Play.
That $90 million will be invested and distributed from a fund to support app developers making $2 million or less annually between 2016 and 2021. The minimum payout will be $250, according to Hagens Berman Sobol. Shapiro LLP representing the plaintiffs litigation. By Reutersapproximately 48,000 developers applications qualified claiming fund values.
Google also said it will charge a fee 15% commission One shift starting in 2021 is the number of developers over the first million they get from the Google Play Store each year. The company charged a service fee of 30% as standard.
There is still no official decision, but the court must approve the deal proposed by Google. Legislation that would prevent companies like Google and Apple from “prioritizing” their payment systems, allowing the use of third-party alternatives, is also being considered in the United States, South Korea and the European Union.
Source: Tec Mundo