Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 15th May 2013 21:46 UTC
Google "Wired has obtained a copy of a cease and desist letter sent by Google to Microsoft today, demanding Microsoft immediately remove the YouTube app from its Windows Phone Store and disable existing copies on consumers' devices by May 22. The YouTube app for Windows Phone - developed by Microsoft not Google - strips out ads and allows downloading, both violations of YouTube's terms of service." Incredibly petty. Just come up with a solution, you bunch of kids.
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by jockm on Wed 15th May 2013 21:56 UTC
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Um if MS is violating Google's TOS then I don't think I would call it petty. And isn't the solution for MS to either negotiate with Google for an exemption or to conform to the TOS?

This seems like a real issue to me. You might think adblocking and downloading should be allowed, and that is a subject for debate, but they are still things Google expressly forbids.

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