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Apple has removed a previously approved BitTorrent client from the iTunes app store - though even the developer admits it only got approved 'cos it didn't mention the protocol. IS Drive slipped by the Apple censors by making no reference to BitTorrent, connecting instead to the ImageShack service, which provides server-based …

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I wish we attach images...

http://i27.tinypic.com/wldrh4.jpg

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Bollocks to Apple.

Sell it for Android and maybe even Symbian instead, if you can. You may not make as much money but at least you won't be treated like shit by the owner of the platform you support.

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Android

Android. Nuff said.

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Go

Control, control, control....

....we must maintain control.....!

(GO because it looks like an apple)

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Leopards and Spots

Apple is Apple. It's their store, they get to sell what they want.

But we'd have some sympathy for Mr. Developer (and we do, on occasion, find both parties having valid points) if he were completely upfront about what his app did.

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oh look its sparkly. (moth to the flame)

Play in the fire, get burnt.

no story here...

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Jobs Horns

Speaking of Android

I went to the market and did a casual search for Bittorrent. Found at least 6 clients in the first page (without scrolling down), some paid, some free.

Fail, Apple.

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WTF?

colour me stupid but....

Why would you want to be able to torrent stuff to your PHONE?? over your (at best) wifi connection?

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...duh!

It's for downloading Linux distro's, of course!

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Well

Well maybe they really desperately need that, err, fully legit linux Iso?

No?

Um okay then.

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Abort / Retry / Fail

Freetard gets upset when his crappy app gets pulled ????

ummmmmmm

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