Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 2nd May 2012 08:29 UTC
Apple Apple is rejecting applications that use Dropbox because if the user of such an application does not have the actual Dropbox application installed, he is presented with a Dropbox login form through Safari, which happens to also show a sign-up link, and after clicking on that sign-up link, users could potentially run into one of the paid Dropbox options. Application developers and users surprised by this may need to read about the frog and the scorpion.
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RE: Good
by bitwelder on Wed 2nd May 2012 14:29 UTC in reply to "Good"
bitwelder
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2010-04-27

Reading the linked forum thread it seems a little suspicious, as other apps with similar potential policy violation have been approved (using Facebook Connect).
Thou shalt not have other cloud service than iCloud?

Also, a developer reports that user has to deviate quite much from the intuitive flow of the login process to get to the 'purchase proposal'. If a user gets so easily sidetracked (you want only to login and you end up buying storage space?) no matter how draconian is the policy, she'll find a way to get lost anyway :-D

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