Sources: Blockchain [blog], CoinJar [blog], The Verge, Wired
quote: Blockchain.info's app undeniably broke the rules and intentionally manipulated the reviewers to get it on the store in the first place. They presented it to the reviewers with only monitoring features, and changed the server it was talking to in order to enable sending features. Anything Bitcoin aside, they needed to be removed just for this one fact.This is how the app appeared to the reviewers — http://i.imgur.com/pMYRCPL.pngThis is how it looked post review — http://i.imgur.com/EsoY4sU.pngThe CoinJar app is still around anyway, so it's not exactly a "crackdown".https://itunes.apple.com/au/app/coinjar-for-iphone...
quote: There is an important consideration when it comes to “what they feel is right for their business” that you’re ignoring. Apple sold these customers an iPhone. It is the customers device. Apple dictates to its customers what they can put on the device that they paid for. Something about that feels very wrong to me. If Apple wants to give away its phones for free, then they can do what they want. However, this is the customer’s property. Anyway, this is one reason I use Android. I can’t stand the control Apple exerts over its customers.
quote: Apple dictates to its customers what they can put on the device that they paid for.
quote: He probably got rated down not by apple fans
quote: 'm constantly amazed locked-down crappy ecosystems like Apple's become so popular.
quote: No thanks, not for me. Apple and Microsoft can keep their extremely trimmed and suffocating walled gardens. I'm buying a phone, not making a "moral" choice.