Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 1st Oct 2012 18:22 UTC
Apple "Apple has changed its iOS developer guidelines, adding a clause (on September 12, a source tells me) that reads: 'Apps that display Apps other than your own for purchase or promotion in a manner similar to or confusing with the App Store will be rejected.' That's a change that could have wide-reaching effects, especially on promotion models that offer developers a paid top slot on app recommendation offerings like FreeAppADay, Daily App Dream and more." Weird clause. Doesn't really seem to address any issue I can think of.
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If I understand this correctly
by siraf72 on Tue 2nd Oct 2012 10:38 UTC
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It prevents developers from bypassing apple's ad system and generating revenue by promoting someone else's product. Something the developers presumably do for a fee.

Nothing hugely controversial here, I don't think. Anyone who sees Apple as the root of all evil will continue to do so. To me this behaviour is logical for someone in Apple's position.

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