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Lawsuit claims Google offered Netflix favorable terms over Play Store fees

Apple wasn’t the only digital storefront to offer Netflix a deal to keep the streaming service using the App Store payment system, as Google apparently offered to take a lower cut from Android-based subscriptions.During Apple’s trial with Epic, it was revealed Apple attempted to keep Netflix from removing its subscription option from the iOS app by offering better terms. In an unsealed consumer lawsuit against Google, it appears the search company had the same problem.A document from the potential class-action lawsuit claims major services including Netflix, Spotify, and Tinder wanted to get around Google Play Billing, with Netflix wanting to use an alternate payments system, according to The Verge. In an attempt to make the video streaming service happy, Google “offered to take a significantly reduced revenue share percentage to Netflix,” the complaint asserts. Read more…
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