Forum latest

Irate Android devs aim to replace Google's proprietary bits
Mobile Devices
Written by Danrok   
Tuesday, 29 September 2009 17:48

From Ars Technica:

Google has angered the Android enthusiast community by sending a cease and desist notice to a third-party developer who is building a popular custom version of the open source platform. Google doesn't want its proprietary bits included in cooked ROMs.

Google is facing a major backlash from the Android community after sending a cease-and-desist order to the independent developer behind a popular Android mod. The controversy reflects some of the licensing challenges that are raised by mobile platforms that incorporate both open and proprietary components. It also illuminates yet another weak point in Google's commitment to delivering a truly inclusive and open platform.

[More...]          [Comments...]

Don't Click Here Don't Click Here Either