• The billionaire behind 'Fortnite' repeatedly compared his company's battle with Apple to the struggle for civil rights, and said the fight is 'an act of civil disobedience'

    8 days ago - By Business Insider

    Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney.
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    On August 13, the wildly popular game "Fortnite" got an update on Apple and Android smartphones that allowed players to bypass the companies' digital payment systems and buy V-Bucks from Epic Games directly.
    Apple and Google responded by pulling "Fortnite" from their digital storefronts, and cited the update as a terms-of-service violation - which caused Epic to sue both companies.
    Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney characterized his company's actions as "an act of civil disobedience" in a new interview during the New York Times...
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