Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 9th Jun 2010 18:07 UTC
Google This was inevitable. AdMob founder and CEO Omar Hamoui has responded to Apple blocking AdMob from the iOS ecosystem. Unsurprisingly, Hamoui isn't particularly amused, claiming that not only is it bad for competition, it will also hurt developers and users alike.
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by Thom_Holwerda on Thu 10th Jun 2010 02:03 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: iCROSOFT"
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Ah, so now we resort to lying.

Google's services are covered by terms and conditions just as Apple's are. Saying this is not the case is lying. Google also has clear privacy policies anyone can look up, and they make it ridiculously easy to migrate away from things like Gmail. On top of that - almost all of Google's products are open source, and you can strip out all the Google-specific stuff (see Chromium-Chrome).

This is not possible with Apple's stuff. With Apple, you can't check the source code to see if Apple is telling the truth - you mostly can with Google.

Of course, Google being a company, they must be closely monitored, and luckily, they are. The Street View thing was bad (as I wrote here on OSN), and if criminal intent was there, they better be punished for it.

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by Fettarme H-Milch on Thu 10th Jun 2010 07:01 in reply to "RE[4]: iCROSOFT"
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Ah, so now we resort to lying. (...) almost all of Google's products are open source

"most"? Chrome and Android compared to all of Google's proprietary web services?
Yeah, in your "we" you obviously included yourself.

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