The messenger Telegram filed a formal antitrust complaint to the European Commission to Apple about possible violations in the work of the App Store, reported the newspaper Financial Times, citing the complaint.
According to the publication, the complaint States that Apple should "allow users to be able to download the software not only from the App Store."
The founder of the messenger Telegram Pavel Durov has accused Apple in that it supposedly creates the myths around the App Store and thereby deceiving the users. About this he wrote in his Telegram channel, where he listed seven reasons why the Commission in the Apple App Store should "worry about every iPhone owner".
In particular, he pointed out that a 30 percent Commission for each application, the company increases the value of digital purchases. Moreover, the money consumers have despite the fact that they previously overpaid for the Apple phone "a few hundred dollars more than its cost".
The founder of the messenger Telegram Pavel Durov published a post in which he listed seven reasons why Apple's policy of developers of applications for users.
So, according to him, a 30-percent Commission company increases the value of all applications and digital purchases to users.
Telegram in test mode, added the ability to make video calls for iOS, announced the publication of "Code Durova".
In order to use the new feature, the app should update via the App Store. Then you need ten times click on the settings icon to open the Debug menu, and then to activate the Experimental Feature. This should ensure that the source included such a possibility.
Cancel lock Telegram in Russia, pleased the users a month ago, might hurt advertising and marketing agencies: after the legalization of the messenger of large companies and banks can place advertising directly, refused the services of intermediaries, told RIA Novosti the head of the Agency Content Review Sergey Polovnikov.
Roskomnadzor, from April 2018 block Telegram to the Russian Federation for the failure to grant the FSB the keys to decrypt messages, 18 June 2020 in coordination with the Prosecutor General's office has removed the requirements for restricting access to messenger. Informing about the cancellation of the lock, Roskomnadzor noted that "commends the founder of Telegram expressed readiness to counter terrorism and extremism."
The Telegram messenger has become the main platform for right-wing extremists, and the operators removed only every tenth message from the right-wing extremist content about which they were misleading users, informs edition Spiegel referring to his study center jugendschutz.net.
Jugendschutz.net - the expert centre of the German Federal government and regional authorities, which examines how Internet companies oppose illegal content, including content that may harm minors.
Deputy head of the faction "Fair Russia" Fedot Tumusov plans to organize in the state Duma a round table with the participation of the Telegram founder Pavel Durov, where he will discuss the situation on the market of mobile applications, including the idea of culture is legally oblige Apple to allow users to install apps not only via the AppStore.
Earlier, the founder of the messenger Telegram Pavel Durov expressed the opinion that Apple should be required to provide an opportunity for users to download and install apps from alternative stores and not just through the official AppStore.
. Modern IT-companies are forced to "pay tribute" to Apple and Google, said the Vice-President Ilya perekopsky Telegram. A fragment of his speech published by the Kremlin pool RIA Novosti.
"It turns out that early in Tatarstan was the headquarters of the Golden Horde, and everybody brought tribute to Tatarstan. And now there's a bet somewhere in San Francisco, about a "Golden bridge," and all brought tribute there," he said at a panel discussion with the participation of Prime Minister Mikhail mishustina.
Apple users should have the ability to download and install apps from alternative stores and not just through the official AppStore, said the founder of the messenger Telegram Pavel Durov.
"Russian anti-monopoly service yet shows interest in Apple in the context of PE of Russian apps on its smartphones. This lack of action: if we talk about the preset instead of national States, I would have tried to oblige Apple at least preinstall private — alternative — app store that would allow local developers don't have to send 30% of its turnover in California. It would be a more effective measure to support the local IT than discussed in some of the EU digital tax. Before trying to impose 3% digital Corporation tax, States it is the very first stop paying 30 percent "digital tax" to the budget of Apple and Google," wrote Durov in his telegram channel.
The Telegram was returned to investors more than 1.2 billion invested in the project blockchain-platform Telegram Open Network (TON), blocked by authorities, said the company's founder Pavel Durov.
Earlier Thursday, a court in the US ordered the Telegram to pay $ 1.2 billion to buyers of cryptocurrency Gram and 18.5 million dollars compensation. The decision of the court of Telegram is also required over the next three years to notify the securities and exchange Commission (SEC) intention to issue any type of cryptocurrency or similar tools 45 days prior to the beginning of the use of these technologies.
The founder of Telegram, Pavel Durov said that as a result of the unlock of the messenger as a resource will increase the speed of mobile applications in Russia, the principle of security of personal data in the Telegram will remain unchanged.
Roskomnadzor said on Thursday that in agreement with the General Prosecutor's office removes the requirements for restricting access to Telegram messenger. The Ministry said that "appreciates the founder of Telegram expressed readiness to counter terrorism and extremism."
Apple and Google charge high fees for selling digital products for mobile phones, whereby users pay high prices, and start-UPS, and entire industries collapse, wrote in his Twitter the founder of the messenger Telegram Pavel Durov.
"Apple and Google charge a crazy tax of 30% on sales of all digital goods sold in every mobile phone in the world. The result - users pay higher prices, start-UPS, and entire industries are destroyed or never appear. Regulators ignore this nonsense for 10 years", - wrote Durov.
The founder of Telegram messenger and social network "Vkontakte" Pavel Durov has accused the company of Facebook and its Instagram in the dissemination of fraudulent ads on his behalf.
According to him, the Corporation "for more than a year earns" the advertising schemes that fraudulently bilking people out of money. The victim of such ads began including the elderly and pensioners, said Durov.
Unlock Telegram messenger in Russia would allow 30 million users in Russia more comfortable to use the service, said the founder of the messenger, Pavel Durov.
Deputies of the state Duma Dmitry Jonas and Fedot Tumusov in April, has prepared a bill which proposes to ban the Telegram lock in period modes of alert or emergency information resource government agencies. The project proposes to add article 15.4 of the law "On information" provision, under which the decision to block does not apply to the organizers of the dissemination of information on the Internet, "the service is a formal service for state bodies and their officials for the dissemination and receipt of information on the current situation in the period of the introduced mode of increased readiness or emergency."