Slingbox, which would use large amounts of wireless network capacity, could create congestion and potentially prevent other customers from using the network. The application does not run on our 3G wireless network. Applications like this, which redirect a TV signal to a personal computer, are specifically prohibited under our terms of service. We consider smartphones like the iPhone to be personal computers in that they have the same hardware and software attributes as PCs.
quote: Apple is a private company? Nope. it is a listed company. A private company would be owned, yep, you guessed it, privately. No shareholders to be accountable to. To be a private company you would need to buy every last share and then delist the company.
quote: Yes, sure they can do whatever they want with their app store, as long as they don't offer it for sale to consumers. You see, at that point they cannot do whatever they want with their app store. For instance they cannot sell you something, then take it back off you. There are several laws that you have to adhere to when you sell things, as there should be.