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The good news has not yet arrived for him. Bitcoinbecause now it will face that the technological giant Manzana will remove from the app store the application Damus that allowed to make payments in BTC internally.
This situation goes against the guidelines of the “manzanita” company, because it does not allow the applications that are inside its store to carry out operations with different payment methods than the payment system. Manzana; In this sense, he requested Damus remove the BTC as a transactional means offering an adaptation period of 14 days.
In this regard, Damus issued a message in which he issued a warning about the consequences that people may not be able to carry out p2p transactions freely, as it has “huge implications for the entire ecosystem of applications with integration lightning and v4v”.
According to the site specialized in digital currencies Be In Crypto, Damus offers a decentralized protocol of the current role of social networks with the name, Nostrwhich has the do function ‘zaps‘, payments with Bitcoin, through the Lightning Network, this allows users to tip each other for the posts they make on Nostr.
In response to this, Apple pointed out that the ‘zaps’ functions violate the policy that prohibits another form of payment other than the one provided by the company, according to the company these types of functions such as the ones it promotes Damus could be used by digital creators to sell content.
“After a reassessment, we discovered that your application did not meet the review guidelines of the app store. Specifically, we have found that your application violates the following provisions: 3.1.1 Deposit – Business – Payments – In-app purchases. We noted that your app allows users to submit “tips” associated with receiving content from digital content creators with a different mechanism than in-app purchases,” Apple said.
This is not the first action you take Manzana against platforms that provide the opportunity to have a transactional process different from yours, in 2015 the company banned the application bird for offering tips in BTC.
And should NFTs also be paid through Apple Pay?
According to the information collected by Be In Crypto, yes, all operations, unlocking functions, subscriptions, video game coins, levels, access to premium content, must go through the Apple system, including the marketing of NFTs It must also be done with the payment gateway, which in the opinion of the medium is meaningless, since digital values are part of the cryptocurrency networks and protocols.