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Google Even though Google supports (some might say encourages) unlocking the bootloader and gaining root access on its own Nexus line of Android devices, it's currently blocking the newly announced Google Movies service on rooted devices.
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RE: Where have I seen this before?
by t3RRa on Wed 25th May 2011 03:35 UTC in reply to "Where have I seen this before?"
t3RRa
Member since:
2005-11-22

Android != GNU/Linux

Android of course uses Linux kernel in some extent but it cannot be said it's an open platform fully.

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WorknMan Member since:
2005-11-13

Android != GNU/Linux

Android of course uses Linux kernel in some extent but it cannot be said it's an open platform fully.


Well, if it's not really open, then I guess it's no different than iOS, and Fandroids have been lying to me all this time ;)

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Laurence Member since:
2007-03-26

Android != GNU/Linux

Android of course uses Linux kernel in some extent but it cannot be said it's an open platform fully.

Agreed but his point remains.

If Google want to provide their movie service, then they have to play by the content providers rules.

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