North Dakota’s New Bill Could Spell Trouble for iPhone Users

Allowing third-party app stores could mean trouble for iPhone security

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1. Require a developer to use a digital application distribution platform or digital transaction platform as the exclusive mode of distributing a digital product.

2. Require a developer to use an in-application payment system as the exclusive mode of accepting payment from a user to download a software application or purchase a digital or physical product through a software application.

3. Retaliate against a developer for choosing to use an alternative application store or in-application payment system.

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