Russia opens case against Apple over App Store payment restrictions

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MOSCOW, Oct 27 (Reuters) – Russia has opened an anti-trust case against Apple (AAPL.O) for failing to permit builders to supply prospects different payment choices outdoors its App Store platform, Russia’s anti-monopoly regulator mentioned on Wednesday.

Apple didn’t instantly reply to a Reuters request for remark.

Reporting by Maria Kiselyova and Alexander Marrow; writing by Tom Balmforth; enhancing by Jason Neely

An Apple logo hangs above the entrance to the Apple store on 5th Avenue in the Manhattan borough of New York City, July 21, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Segar