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Apple defends its closely-guarded App Store as lawmakers seek to force it to allow apps from anywhere to be installed on iPhones

Apple defends its closely-guarded App Store as lawmakers seek to force it to allow apps from anywhere to be installed on iPhones

Apple said its App Store protects customers from security and privacy risks, and users would be at risk if they were allowed to install apps from outside the store. In a sweeping post published Wednesday, Apple warned allowing users to sideload - or download apps onto their smartphones from outside the App Store - would open the doors to cybercriminals, malware, and scammers.

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