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Apple gets US top court's scepticism in lawsuit over price of apps

A ruling against Apple could add to pressure the company already faces to cut the 30 percent commission it charges on app sales.

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US Supreme Court justices appeared inclined to allow an antitrust lawsuit that accuses Apple Inc. of using its market dominance to artificially inflate prices at its App Store. Hearing arguments in Washington on Monday, justices from across the court’s ideological spectrum suggested scepticism about Apple’s contention that the consumers pressing the suit can’t collect damages. A ruling against Apple could add to pressure the company already faces to cut the 30 percent commission it charges on app sales. Lawyers pressing the case have said they will seek ...