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Google vanishes Android apps from citizen phones

Jun 25, 2010, 17:03 (9 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Cade Metz)

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"Google has reached out over the airwaves and removed a pair of applications from users' Android phones, saying the two apps violated its terms of service.

"Like Apple, Google has a "kill switch" that allows it to remotely remove mobile apps that have already been installed by end users. The tool is mentioned in the terms and conditions for Google's app store, the Android Market, as the press noticed when the store debuted."

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