Saturday, February 26, 2011

Google acts like Apple, pulls app for payment violations | TeleRead: News and views on e-books, libraries, publishing and related topics

Google acts like Apple, pulls app for payment violations | TeleRead: News and views on e-books, libraries, publishing and related topics:
"He also questions why his app is the only one to have Google single it out in this manner; there are a number of other free apps that also provide premium services or sell outside the app and do not use Google Checkout for payment processing. For example, the Kindle and Nook e-book reader applications certainly don’t use Google Checkout.

All that Google had to say in response to GigaOm is that “We remove applications from Android Market that violate our terms of service.” Nice to know that not only Apple can be laconic and capricious."