Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 16th Sep 2012 16:53 UTC
Google There's a bit of a story going on between Google, Acer, and Alibaba, a Chinese mobile operating system vendor. Acer wanted to ship a device with Alibaba's operating system, but Google asked them not to, and Acer complied. The reason is that Acer is a member of the Open Handset Alliance, which prohibits the promotion of non-standard Android implementations - exactly what Alibaba is shipping. On top of that, Alibaba's application store hosts pirated Android applications, including ones from Google.
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RE: Wait a minute
by forte555 on Sun 16th Sep 2012 20:52 UTC in reply to "Wait a minute"
forte555
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2009-06-16

Except that it is ok to fork android.. But if you do you can not be a member of OHA, did you even read the article?

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