1. WindowsCentral.com's Avatar

    In doing this job, theres the easy news apps, device reviews, leaks and then theres the hard news, like criticizing Microsoft, leaking too much or talking about illegal apps. Todays story falls into the latter category, but its more about the aftermath.
    Long story short, a developer named Al Gihuni released a free app called Free Market. The app did something unique: it allowed you to find an app listed in a different region, perhaps at a lower price. The idea here is that some developers price their apps differently based on the market, or sometimes they run regional sales. Free Market though took advantage of that by letting users find those price differences with a few clicks and the app tagline Download paid apps for free! was quite inflammatory.
    Developers were not pleased, to say the least.

    Full story from the WPCentral blog...
    03-25-2014 11:40 AM
  2. Guytronic's Avatar
    Interesting ...
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    03-25-2014 12:09 PM
  3. unstoppablekem's Avatar
    Hmm


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    Guytronic likes this.
    03-25-2014 12:23 PM
  4. inteller's Avatar
    It isn't stealing if the app is offered for free and nothing prevents you from changing the region of your phone to get it.

    The dev should just make a website that does the same thing, then all the user will have to do is change the region of their phone then search for the app found on the website.

    Pretty bold to see that devs are fine at milking the first world while providing charity to the third.

    This site advertised the exact same thing when the angry birds games were free in certain regions but not others.

    Hypocrisy at it's finest.
    03-25-2014 12:40 PM
  5. Guytronic's Avatar
    Mmmm ...

    Looks like the blog was cleaned out.
    Got kind of heated in there.
    03-25-2014 02:03 PM
  6. inteller's Avatar
    more like someone couldn't take the heat.
    03-25-2014 05:50 PM

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