Apple will charge 27% commission… just for the sake of greed

Apple today provided some additional details about how it will allow dating apps in the Netherlands to offer alternative payment systems, in compliance with a legal decision (that Apple is simultaneously appealing).

The biggest tidbit from this is the reveal of the ‘reduced’ commission structure. Apple typically charges 30% commission on purchases made using its In-App Purchase system. The commission levied on alternative payment systems has been set at … 27%, net of tax… More here.

Multiple Apple products in our house that are used every day and I’m sat here thinking the company needs to be pulled up on this, and the quicker the better.

2 thoughts on “Apple will charge 27% commission… just for the sake of greed

  1. This sort of thing is one reason why the U.S. government is going after Apple and others. Apple is like “Oh yeah? Watch me!”

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