You Now 'Get' No-Cost Downloads In Apple's App Store
Apple has changed its App Store wording from "Free" to "Get," as the European Commission and Federal Trade Commission seek to protect consumers.By Evan Thomas | November 20, 2014
“Free” downloads are out. Now, in Apple’s App store, you “Get” your no-cost downloads.
The semantic change is thought to be thanks to pressure from European regulators, who maintain “free” doesn’t necessarily convey the true cost of an app. (Video via ABC Australia)
The European Commission’s crackdown started this summer, when it requested both Google and Apple refrain from the potentially misleading moniker.