IT Home January 21 news, according to the Wall Street Journal, the US Senate Judicial Committee approved the "American Innovation and Choice Online Act", which means it will now enter the Senate vote.
The bill was first proposed last year. If the current version passes, Apple will need a major change to the App Store.It aims to prevent "leading platform" from "abuse their door power" by preadying their own products and services.
The bill will require Apple to enable side load, iPhone and iPad users can install the APP with a third-party path through side light instead of the app store. Earlier this week, Advanced Director of Apple Government Affairs said that implementing such changes will result in consumers to face "malware, lessif software and fraud".
According to Apple, the side load will "more difficult" to protect the privacy and safety of American personal equipment, thus "harm the competition and hinder innovation".
Apple urges the Senate Judicial Council not to approve the bill, but now it has been determined. Several Senators said they would like to see the implementation of the implementation before voting.
However, the Senator Dianne Feinstein criticized the bill and said that the bill is "a few specific companies", Senator Alex Padilla said it is difficult to see the legiture of the bill, the bill only regulates a few companies. Allow other people to continue to engage in exactly the same behavior. "
IT House learned that the bill is specifically targeted for Apple, Google, Facebook and Amazon, but the amendment will also include Tiktok et al. Senate Judicial Council will also listen quickly to other bills against technology companies.