US sues Apple for antitrust violations, says company has ruined entire industry


The United States Department of Justice, along with the attorneys general of 15 states and the District of Columbia, filed suit against Apple for violating Section 2 of the Sherman Antitrust Act, the federal law that limits the power of a monopoly company. .

According to the lawsuit, among many allegations, Apple has made it harder for developers to expand the capabilities of the iPhone, made it harder to abandon the iPhone and generally made the entire smartphone market worse off as a result.