Online Developers Scammed the iTunes Store

December 9, 2009

It seems as though illegitimacy is everywhere in cyberspace these days. Recently Apple pulled over 1,000 apps developed by the Chinese company Molinker for giving away free versions of their apps in exchange for high ratings. Because ratings are the only way for customers to judge the quality of an app, skewed ratings can mean big bucks for developers. Interestingly enough, Molinker made 1% of all apps for the iPhone and Apple had no problems deleting every app from the store.

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