Google bans tethering app from Android Market
Apr 01, 2009, 23:31 (0 Talkback[s])
"WiFi Tether for Root Users, an application developed by Seth
Lemons and a partner, has been banned from the market for violating
the developer distribution agreement. The application lets users
connect their G1 Android phones via Wi-Fi to their laptops and then
access the Internet from the laptop using the phone’s
"In a letter to Lemons’ partner, Google states that the
application violates the developer distribution agreement. It cites
a section that says Google may remove an application if it violates
the device maker’s or the operator’s terms of service.
The letter then points to T-Mobile’s terms of service, which
expressly forbid tethering phones to a computer."