The New York Times reported that over the past year or Apple has removed or limited the work of 11 of the 17 applications to control time usage of your smartphone in the App Store. The company is accused of striving for monopoly in the field of applications.

All these applications work on the same principle: they prevent users from spending time on the phone more than it. “Put” users define themselves. Such programs are often called applications to combat Internet addiction, sometimes they combine parental controls.

Recently, Apple announced that it has added in iOS tools to monitor the time. Now it is accused that the company is unfair competition, removing third party applications from the App Store. So, on Thursday two of the most popular apps for parental control Qustodio Kidslox and filed a complaint against Apple. According to the developers, things went bad immediately after Apple forced them to make changes to applications that made them less effective than the tool from the IT giant.

Apple also complained of “Kaspersky Lab”. According to its representatives, the Cupertino-based company was forced to “Kaspersky Lab” to remove key functions from their apps for parental control.

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