06 Feb '14, 1pm

Apple bans another bitcoin app from iPhones

Apple bans another bitcoin app from iPhones

Apple has removed the bitcoin app Blockchain from its iOS App Store, underscoring the belief that the company has an unstated policy against such services. The Blockchain app has been on the app store for two years, and hooks in with popular online wallet service Blockchain.info to enable users to use their iPhones and iPads to make bitcoin transactions. On Wednesday, Apple pulled the app. Blockchain cites official communication saying that the removal was due to an "unresolved issue", and argues that this is "a claim that cannot even be disputed and boils down to 'because we said so'". "There was no communication prior to removal of this popular app," the company continued in a written statement , "no indication of any problems and no opportunity to redress any issues, making a mockery of the claim that there was an 'unresolved issue'." Apple has a record of clamping down...

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