Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 8th Jun 2010 22:07 UTC
Apple When Apple announced its iAd mobile advertising initiative, many of us wondered how this would effect other mobile advertising agencies on the iPhone, and more specifically, Google's AdMob. Well, now we know: Apple has revised its iOS developer agreement to specifically lock out Google's AdMod. And then people wonder why Apple is no longer the darling of the geek world.
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RE: Can we say..
by robojerk on Tue 8th Jun 2010 23:18 UTC in reply to "Can we say.."
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IANAL, but I do agree that this seems anti competitive.

Apple keeps 30% of what consumers pay for apps, now they make the developers jump through hoops if they choose to use any other ad sites except for iAd.

I do agree the aggregation of data should be opt in, but I don't think that what this is all about. If Apple were serious about protecting consumer info wouldn't they also remove Facebook and other apps? Also how do we know Apple isn't aggregating data on their own and blocking the competition.

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