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Major US news publishers have joined the list of companies and app developers criticizing Apple’s App Store terms as unfair and potentially anti-competitive. The newspaper trade group Digital Content Next, which represents news organizations like The New York Times and The Washington Post, sent a letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook on Thursday asking how to negotiate a deal with Apple similar to the one it granted Amazon in 2016 for its Prime video app. News of the letter was first reported today by The Wall Street Journal.
“We would like to know what conditions our members — high quality digital content companies — would need to meet in order to qualify for the arrangement Amazon is receiving for its Amazon Prime Video app in the Apple App…tech, The Verge