10 Dec '13, 6am

Apple verwijdert 'illegale' bitcoin-apps: Apple weigert en verwijdert massaal applicaties voor iOS die gebruik...

Apple weigert en verwijdert massaal applicaties voor iOS die gebruikers bitcoins laten kopen, verkopen of overmaken. Foto: Bloomberg Dat blijkt uit een blog van de maker van Gliph, een messagingapplicatie met aanvullende bitcoinfunctionaliteit. Gliph werd onlangs door Apple uit de App Store verwijderd vanwege de mogelijkheid bitcoins over te maken. Na onderzoek door de makers bleek dat dit veel vaker gebeurt. Apple heeft sinds 2011 consequent alle apps die het mogelijk maken de digitale valuta te verhandelen of versturen verwijderd of al direct bij aanmelding geweigerd. De status van een digitale portemonnee met bitcoins bekijken, is wel toegestaan. Voorwaarden Hoewel Apple in de voorwaarden bitcoin niet specifiek noemt, stelt het bedrijf dat de apps niet legaal zijn of illegale activiteiten stimuleren en daardoor niet voldoen aan de lokale wetten. Meer uitleg wil het bedr...

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