Apple Expels 1000 Apps From Store - Developer Scam

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Apple has sent a clear message to any developers who try to game its iTunes App Store.
Software developer Molinker has been kicked out, along with more than 1,000 of its iPhone applications.

The Chinese developer had, according to some estimates, 1,000-plus applications in the store,
most of which were copycat knockoffs of existing applications.

This scam was so effective that the applications regularly rose to the tops of charts.
One, called ColorMagic, even made it into the Staff Favorites section of the store...

Apple Expels 1,000 Apps From Store After Developer Scam | Gadget Lab | Wired.com
 
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