Supreme Court Ruling Allows Apple To Keep Charging 30% App Store Fee, For Now

The US Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday against Epic Games, the creator of Fortnite, in its legal clash with Apple. Justice Elena Kagan refused to enforce a federal judge’s order that could compel Apple to alter its payment practices within its App Store. Reuters was first to report.

Kagan, representing the Supreme Court, denied Epic’s appeal to lift a verdict from the San Francisco-based 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals, effectively postponing the implementation of an injunction issued by US District Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers. This injunction had halted specific App Store regulations as Apple pursues an appeal in the Supreme Court.

The 9th Circuit had previously validated the injunction in April, but in July, the Court suspended the enforcement. Kagan is responsible for urgent matters within the Supreme Court originating from a coalition of states, including California.

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