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Supreme Court Rules Against Apple, As Kavanaugh Sides With Liberal Justices

The Supreme Court says iPhone users' antitrust lawsuit against Apple can continue. The decision divided President Trump's two appointees, Justices Brett Kavanaugh and Neil Gorsuch.
Supreme Court Justices Neil Gorsuch (left) and Brett Kavanaugh wrote opposing opinions in a high-profile case involving Apple's App Store. The two Trump appointees are seen here at the Capitol in February. Source: Doug Mills

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that a major antitrust lawsuit against Apple over its App Store can move forward. The 5-to-4 ruling immediately plunged Apple's stock prices and opened the door to the possibility of enormous future damages against the company.

Justice Brett Kavanaugh, appointed by President Trump last year, wrote the decision for himself and the court's four liberal justices. In it, he stressed

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