When a walled garden is good

Developers bemoan rampant and costly Android app piracy; iPhone developers unaffected
[Via MacDailyNews]

“Google recently announced new measures to help developers fight piracy of Android applications,” Jay Yarow reports for The Business Insider.

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One developer said that US piracy of his game was 43% and in Asia it was 97%. It is a lot easier to steal from the Android App Store than from the iTunes one. Developers will recognize this and may find it to be a better use for their time.

As one of the commenters – Deus Ex Technica – suggests, the iTune App store does a better job providing products and services for its three main stakeholders : consumers, developers and shareholders.