After a morning’s preliminary hearing, the legal dispute between apple and Epic Games over the app store policy continues. Epic hopes that the judge will help to dismiss Apple’s ban on the game fortress night, but it seems unlikely to win, because the request has been rejected by judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers, who is in charge of the case. In addition, many of the arguments put forward by lawyers on both sides are not very different from the original ones. However, the judge said Apple’s 30% share was consistent with the “industry rate” charged by Google, PlayStation, Xbox Nintendo, Amazon, Wal Mart and best buy. Epic responded that the situation of the host platform is essentially different from that of the app store, because hardware sales are basically losing money. Unfortunately, this view has not been adopted by the judge. < / P > < p > in addition, epic wants to distribute IOS apps through its own stores, but Apple’s anticompetitive behavior does not allow it. Apple lawyers argued that this was done to protect the safety and privacy of users, and that an exception would jeopardize the entire business model. < / P > < p > finally, the judge reiterated that the decision of Epic Games to break through the rules of Apple’s app store was not justified and would not support the ban on Apple’s blockbuster night. It’s not honest to do so, even if it’s seen as a hero by some people. As for the follow-up direction of the matter, the judge suggested that both parties should consider the jury. It is expected that the dispute will not settle soon before July next year. Global Tech