Developers criticise Google's Android Market
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"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"