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With Apple App Store Fail, Who’s Guarding the Guards?

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With Apple App Store Fail, Who's Guarding the Guards? (Premium)

A stunning new report says that Apple's vaunted App Store approval process is a sham, with hundreds of dangerous apps easily making their way into the store every day.

This is a problem, and it cuts right to the heart of the concession, and the compromise, which users make when agreeing to the many limitations of curated app stores like Apple's. And that is that we accept whatever collection of apps that the platform maker deems worthy of our consideration. But in return, that platform maker keeps us safe via a stringent approval process and ongoing monitoring of apps, virtually all of which are connected in some way to the outside world.

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