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Apple has removed a previously approved BitTorrent client from the iTunes app store - though even the developer admits it only got approved 'cos it didn't mention the protocol. IS Drive slipped by the Apple censors by making no reference to BitTorrent, connecting instead to the ImageShack service, which provides server-based …


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  1. Cameron Colley

    Bollocks to Apple.

    Sell it for Android and maybe even Symbian instead, if you can. You may not make as much money but at least you won't be treated like shit by the owner of the platform you support.

  2. Anonymous Coward


    I wish we attach images...

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward


    Android. Nuff said.

  4. Winkypop Silver badge

    Control, control, control....

    ....we must maintain control.....!

    (GO because it looks like an apple)

  5. danny_0x98

    Leopards and Spots

    Apple is Apple. It's their store, they get to sell what they want.

    But we'd have some sympathy for Mr. Developer (and we do, on occasion, find both parties having valid points) if he were completely upfront about what his app did.

  6. Anonymous Coward

    oh look its sparkly. (moth to the flame)

    Play in the fire, get burnt.

    no story here...

  7. David Eddleman
    Jobs Horns

    Speaking of Android

    I went to the market and did a casual search for Bittorrent. Found at least 6 clients in the first page (without scrolling down), some paid, some free.

    Fail, Apple.

  8. Anonymous Coward

    colour me stupid but....

    Why would you want to be able to torrent stuff to your PHONE?? over your (at best) wifi connection?

    1. Sandtitz Silver badge


      It's for downloading Linux distro's, of course!

    2. Chad H.


      Well maybe they really desperately need that, err, fully legit linux Iso?


      Um okay then.

  9. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Abort / Retry / Fail

    Freetard gets upset when his crappy app gets pulled ????


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