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China's Telecommunication Terminal Industry Forum Association (TAF) has issued a raft of new regulations – including one that sets rules for when motion sensors can trigger smartphones to display ads or open websites. The TAF on November 25 published nine sets of rules governing software development for mobile devices. One of …

  1. ThatOne Silver badge

    Can we have the same?

    > TAF has branded it a misleading and deceptive technology that must be restricted.

    > The guidelines issued by TAF also bar tricks that force users into unwanted downloads, and the use of windows that can't be closed.

    Ow, makes one jealous. Actually fighting spam, not only vaguely claiming one might think about maybe eventually somewhat limiting its most egregious excesses...

    Yes I know it's China we're talking about and anything they do is supposed to be BAD, but still.

  2. Gene Cash Silver badge

    I have an easier metric...

    How about "No!"? Is that good for you? It's good for me!

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    If only apps had to have permission...

    to do stuff

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