February 6, 2023

Sen. Marsha Blackburn: Open App Markets Act Would ‘Remove Apple and Google as the Gatekeepers’ on Smartphones

Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) said on Wednesday’ h edition of the  Breitbart News Daily  podcast along with host Alex Marlow which the Open App Markets Act  —   proposed  laws cosponsored by her and Sens. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) — would end Apple’ s and Google’ h shared role as “ gatekeepers” of applications on smartphones and mobile devices. “ We have the Open Application […]#@@#@!!

Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) said on Wednesday’s model of the  Breitbart News Daily   podcast with host Alex Marlow that the Open App Markets Act  —   proposed   legislation cosponsored by the girl and Sens. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) — would end Apple’s and Google’s shared role as “ gatekeepers” of applications on mobile phones and mobile devices.

“ We have the particular Open App Markets Take action, and that is something that is bipartisan, ” Blackburn remarked. “ This would  remove Apple and Google as the gatekeepers  on your apps. ”

Blackburn emphasized the particular control held by Apple company and Google over the mobile device app landscape on the operating systems, iOS and Android, respectively.

Blumenthal  described   the status quo of power held by the two technology businesses as a “ duopoly” on the two “ dominant app stores. ”

Blackburn continued, “ At the moment on Apple, you cannot place something on your phone that does not go through the Apple App Store, and i believe you the consumer should decide what apps you want on personal your phone and not Tim Cook. ”

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