Apple updates iTunes and app content dispute forms

The company makes a new contact form available for people to report suspected copyright violations in the App Store.

iOS developer Brad Larson has tweeted a pointer to the new forms that developers and content producers can use to notify Apple of copyright claims related to applications or content. (Hat tip to Matthew Panzarino.

You can find the iTunes Content Dispute tool here:

If you believe that an application available in the App Store violates your intellectual property rights, you can use this form to submit a claim to the App Store Legal Team. If you are looking for the form to submit a claim for any other type of content available on the iTunes Store, please visit here.

Apps on the App Store are made available by third party providers. Once you have identified the app and described the alleged infringement on the following pages, we will respond via email with a reference number and will put you in direct contact with the provider of the disputed app. Any further contact with the App Store Legal team should be made via email and should include the reference number in the subject line.

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