Sony faces class-action lawsuit over PlayStation Store monopoly
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Sony faces class-action lawsuit over PlayStation Store monopoly

Sony could soon find itself in a courtroom defending its decision to prevent third-party retailers from selling digital download codes. According to Bloomberg, consumers allege that Sony is operating a monopoly since it only allows digital games to be bought through its own PlayStation Store. Although you could previously buy codes on sites like Amazon,…

States renew scrutiny of Apple iPhone throttling; Congress probes antitrust
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States renew scrutiny of Apple iPhone throttling; Congress probes antitrust

Apple is once again in the spotlight as states consider legal action against the company for deliberately throttling iPhones. According to reporting from Reuters: Arizona is leading a multi-U.S. state probe into whether Apple Inc’s deliberate slowing of older iPhones violated deceptive trade practice laws, documents reviewed by Reuters on Wednesday showed. Last week, a…