Originally Posted by murraypaul
It has the inbuilt assumption that Apple have chosen to remove YouTube.
Apple's statement said that they no longer had a licence to distribute it.
Perhaps this is Google's decision rather than Apple's?
YouTube is a basic application that people would expect. Perhaps this is Google's attack on Apple, rather than vice-versa?
On this article, it mentions how the removal of the stock app may actually benefit Google more than keeping the app as stock.