By Dave Simpson (October 8, 2021, 11:06 p.m. EDT) – Apple has asked a California federal court to stay its order that would allow Epic Games and other app developers to direct customers to external platforms for purchases, citing its appeal to the Ninth Circuit and arguing Friday that it needs time to resolve complex legal, technological and economic issues.
The company argues that the court injunction, issued last month and due to take effect on December 9, could have “unintended downstream consequences” for consumers and the iPhone App Store platform as a whole.
“Apple works carefully on many complex issues in a global landscape, seeking to improve information …
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