The investigation of the FAS confirmed the all American Apple equal opportunities for all application developers in the App Store, the RNS stated in the press service of Apple, commenting on the claims Adjuster’s dominance in the Russian market. “Apple respects the Federal Antimonopoly service of Russia, and we are confident that their investigation will confirm that all vendors have an equal opportunity to succeed in the App Store. We treat all developers equally and invest heavily in creating safe and secure spaces where users can browse and download a variety of applications,” — said the press service of the company. Apple has reminded that recently the company has updated recommendations for apps with parental controls and worked with initiated the investigation FAS “Laboratories of Kaspersky” to bring the Kaspersky Safe Kids in accordance with the rules. “We worked with the “Kaspersky Lab” to help them to bring their application into compliance, but they still have not submitted any updates. Other developers apps parental control, using the same technology mobile device management, including Our Pact and Qustodio, was approved and is currently available in the App Store” — said the press service of Apple. On the morning of 8 August, the FAS initiated a case on violation of Antimonopoly legislation against the American Corporation Apple, reported by RNS the head of Department on communications of the FAS Elena zaeva. The case was initiated after the audit conducted on the complaint of the Russian “Kaspersky Lab”, about the unjustified rejection of the versions of parental control Kaspersky Safe Kids side of Apple, with the result that the next version of the app has lost a substantial part of the functionality. Complaint to FAS on the Apple was sent by “Kaspersky Lab” on March 19 of this year. Zaeva later told reporters that the case against Apple can last until the summer of 2020.
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