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Developers criticise Google's Android Market

Jul 07, 2010, 20:04 (1 Talkback[s])

"In a post on his blog, developer Jon Lech Johansen, also known as DVD-Jon, says that, "Google does far too little curation of the Android Market, and it shows." Among other things, Johansen, the co-founder and CTO at doubleTwist, is well known for his involvement in reverse engineering the content-scrambling system used for DVD licensing enforcement and for doubleTwist, an iTunes-like application for managing and synchronising content on various devices including Android mobile phones, BlackBerry devices and Palm smartphones.

"The Norwegian programmer criticises the fact that, while the Android Market is available in 46 countries, developers can currently only offer paid applications in 13 countries"

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