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App stores: Gatekeepers, or censors of the mobile Web? - CNN.com

www.cnn.com/2013/02/05/tech/mobile/web-freedom-mobile-apps/

Feb 6, 2013 ... It's been framed as a debate between Web freedom and the freedom from stumbling upon potentially offensive content.

You Can't Backdoor a Platform | Web Policy

webpolicy.org/2015/04/28/you-cant-backdoor-a-platform/

Apr 28, 2015 ... ... apps anonymously. The solution would have to be intermediary liability, where Google is compelled to play gatekeeper. ... What about apps that are loaded from another app store? ... The United States would have to engage in Internet censorship. ... Use a web-based app instead of a native mobile app.

Apple says game about Palestinian child isn't a game [Updated ...

arstechnica.com/gaming/2016/05/apple-says-game-about-palestinian-child-isnt-a-game/

May 19, 2016 ... A first-person tale of what happens when app gatekeepers rule on journalism. ... With government out of our hair, are retailers acting as the new censors? ... total control over what can be sold to a major chunk of the mobile market, ... Terabyte terror: It takes special databases to lasso the Internet of Things.

Gatekeeper and the rise of the Total Apple Consumer | Molleindustria

www.molleindustria.org/blog/gatekeeper-and-the-rise-of-the-total-apple-consumer/

Aug 21, 2012 ... Gatekeeper, by default, blocks every application that is not coming from ... kind of meaning emerging from an app, they just reserve the right to censor ... Beware: the Internet outside Apple's digital stores is a scary, scary place… ... it would be foolish for them to not extend the system beyond mobile devices.

The broken Promise of the Mobile Web - Rick Strahl's Web Log

weblog.west-wind.com/posts/2014/Aug/18/The-broken-Promise-of-the-Mobile-Web

Aug 18, 2014 ... The Mobile Web has come a long way to provide the abillity to ... application as opposed to have the app store overloads censor you. ..... a gatekeeper that charges a toll and censors what you can and can't do in your apps.

Apple removed drone-strike apps from App Store due to ...

www.theguardian.com/technology/2015/sep/30/apple-removing-drone-strikes-app

Sep 30, 2015 ... The Metadata+ app has been removed by Apple from its App Store. ... its approach to censorship with apps – from games about sweatshops, ...

Freedom Time rejected by Apple for App Store | Juggleware Dev Blog

www.juggleware.com/blog/2008/09/freedomtime-rejected-by-apple-for-app-store/

Sep 21, 2008 ... Freedom Time won't be in App Store (censored version) →. Freedom Time rejected by Apple for App Store .... Your website http://www.juggleware.com/ iphone/freedomtime/ calls Bush a D#$@bag and ... Pingback: Freedom Time: Google's Letter to the FCC, App Stores & Mobile Gatekeepers « Cloud Four.

Gigaom | Apple Moves to Quash “Overtly Sexual” iPhone Apps

gigaom.com/2010/02/19/apple-moves-to-quash-overtly-sexual-iphone-apps/

Feb 19, 2010 ... In the letter, Apple explained that the App Store policies are subject to change, and that ... Though my gut reaction is to decry Apple for censoring something as ... Mobile Safari's right there, and I guarantee you'll be much better served ... The problem is, Apple is the gatekeeper for apps that aren't web...

iFixit App Pulled from Apple's Store | iFixit - iFixit.org

ifixit.org/blog/7401/ifixit-app-pulled/

Sep 29, 2015 ... So why would apple censor users of the app store from this app? ... my distribution chain in the arbitrary way that these gatekeepers could. ..... Nobody uses mobile web, it's just too much of a hassle, get serious and fix the app.

Apple yanks last remaining bitcoin wallet / Boing Boing

boingboing.net/2014/02/07/apple-yanks-last-remaining-bit.html

Feb 7, 2014 ... Meanwhile, across the mobile market divide, Google's Android OS is ... unenviable position that Apple has as gatekeeper of the App Store's walled garden. ... imposing orwellian controls inside Safari, the mobile web browser.

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Mobile web vs app usage statistics - Business Insider

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Apr 7, 2014 ... Mobile Apps Are Killing The Free Web, Handing A Censored Duopoly ... The problem here is that apps are controlled by two gatekeepers, ... Apps are heavily controlled by the dominant app stores owners, Apple and Google.

Freedom Time: Google Voice Letter to the FCC, iPhone App Store ...

blog.cloudfour.com

Sep 21, 2009 ... Freedom Time wasn't one of the more high-profile iPhone App Store rejections. ... I don't care to debate the Flickr censorship case. ... an open and free mobile web to be a viable alternative to the mobile gatekeepers to ensure ...

China Considers Tightening Control Over Internet Websites ...

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Mar 29, 2016 ... China is moving to tighten its grip over the Internet through draft rules ... China employs one of the world's most exhaustive Internet censorship regimes to suppress dissent ... (ICANN) -- the quasi-governmental gatekeeper for Web addresses ... China Orders Mobile App Stores, Providers to Monitor Users.