[kwlug-disc] Google sends C&D to developer

Khalid Baheyeldin kb at 2bits.com
Mon Sep 28 17:13:38 EDT 2009


On Mon, Sep 28, 2009 at 4:29 PM, Insurance Squared Inc. <
gcooke at insurancesquared.com> wrote:

>
> http://techgeist.net/2009/09/google-sends-cease-desist-notice-android-modifier/
>
> Posted without comment :).
>

In this case, Google may be right.

There are apps within Android that are licensed. The developer does not have

permission to re-distribute them.

http://hardware.slashdot.org/story/09/09/25/1417208/Google-Serves-a-Cease-and-Desist-On-Android-Modder

So, it is not a move against the general tinkerers, but may end up costing
them community goodwill though.
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