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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RE[4]: That isn't quite right
by shmerl on Mon 10th Jan 2011 20:23 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: That isn't quite right"
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Yep. Jailbreak it and install from wherever you want. Isn't it the first thing one should do to take the iPhone from default crippled state? Anyhow, I don't use one on daily basis, so I can't say what most users would do.

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