Apple App Store's inconsistency in applying selection policies
What makes this worse is that after a month or so of (ignoring) such criticism, Apple has actively tried to muffle it's critics via legal means - by sending "remainders" about it's developer's NDAs.
Expecting a closed ecosystem operated for profit to have fair and consistent rules may be somewhat naive, but the extent to which developer discontent has crystallized might actually cause Apple some discomfort. While the App Store has made it somewhat easier to acquire software for the iPhone than for any other smart phone - the Android Market is coming soon and could become a serious alternative to the App Store.
sources: Arstechnica and Tech Crunch
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