Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 15th Mar 2012 22:01 UTC
In the News While there are some upsides to closed application stores like the App Store, they're not a universally good thing. The story of Bryan Lunduke is an example of what happens when you depend on a company, but a company does not depend on you.
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RE[3]: Discovery
by Tractor on Fri 16th Mar 2012 10:56 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Discovery"
Tractor
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2006-08-18

This is a standard truth, valid on all markets : the distributors channels the money of customers through its will, and as a consequence, gets a powerful position, which he immediately abuses for its own benefit.

In short : the stronger rip off the weaker.

Not so long ago, abusing one's power was considered a bad practice for society at large. But apparently, this is no longer the case. Especially when the stronger is Apple....

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