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Old 05-18-2013, 08:20 AM   #68
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Originally Posted by fjtorres View Post
The NYT report has other quotes. Just as damning, though:
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/15/te...ing.html?_r=1&

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[...] After Random House finally agreed to a contract on Jan. 18, 2011, Eddy Cue, the Apple executive in charge of its e-books deals, sent an e-mail to Mr. Jobs attributing the publisher’s capitulation, in part, to “the fact that I prevented an app from Random House from going live in the app store,” the filing reads. [...]
So that's where Sargent got the idea!
I know that this thread mostly deals with the price-fixing thing, but the quote above also shows you how evil the whole concept of a centralized app store is. That is a clear example of Apple blocking someone's app for no good reason (I wonder if this violates their own app publishing license agreement?).
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