Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 14th Mar 2013 10:26 UTC
Google In all honesty, this has taken far longer than I anticipated. Google, the world's largest internet advertising company, has removed several popular ad-blocking tools from the Play Store. While they are technically in the right to do so - they violate the Play Store developer distribution agreement - it's still a bit of a dick move. Luckily, though, unlike some other platforms, you can easily sideload the adblockers onto your Android device.
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RE[2]: Comment by Nelson
by robmv on Thu 14th Mar 2013 13:04 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by Nelson"
robmv
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2006-08-12

Android is open to any application, you can have multiple stores, It doesn't mean Google Play should be. If you want to distribute any kind of application, you can but Google should not be forced to do it

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RE[3]: Comment by Nelson
by Laurence on Thu 14th Mar 2013 15:15 in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by Nelson"
Laurence Member since:
2007-03-26

I'm aware of that (having been an full time Android user since v1.5) and entirely agree with you. But it still amounts to what I already said, that Android is open source and more open than most other mobile platforms but fully open like many people assume / expect.

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