Linked by Hadrien Grasland on Mon 30th May 2011 14:02 UTC, submitted by sawboss
Google Over the weekend, Yong Zhang (yongzh), developer of emulators for old gaming systems on Android, has seen his developer revoked and all applications removed from the Android Market. While locally installed applications remain on user's device this time, they obviously cannot be updated or reinstalled by users who have legally purchased them. No warning or explanation has been sent, but the app and account removal is most likely the result of a complaint from one of the companies who own the right to those systems, as a complaint from Sega last month resulted in a couple of emulators getting removed already.
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This post is misleading
by Shmoopty on Mon 30th May 2011 19:12 UTC
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I had noticed a few weeks ago that reviews for yongzh's emulators were getting increasingly irate, as he (allegedly) was taking open-source emulator projects, stripping the credits and open-source license from them, and selling them for profit.

Here, for example, is the same SNES emulator that yongzh was supposedly selling. Still available.

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