Linked by Hadrien Grasland on Sat 8th Jan 2011 19:28 UTC, submitted by sjvn
GNU, GPL, Open Source Some people swore to me that just because the free-software General Public License (GPL) clashes with the Apple App Store's Terms of Service (ToS), didn't mean that Apple would actually pull down GPLed apps. Well, Apple just did. Remi Denis-Courmont, a Linux developer of the popular VLC media player, has just announced that Apple had pulled the popular GPLed VLC media player from its App Store.
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by SlackerJack on Sat 8th Jan 2011 20:09 UTC in reply to "..."
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Google didn't allow it from the start, big difference. According to Google's TOS, you have no right to any of the source code unless written permission is granted.

I suspect Google will refuse any GPL software, which is fine if it's clear from their TOS.

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