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Apple's Schiller Defends iPhone App Approval Process

BusinessWeek.com has published an interview with Phil Schiller, Apple's senior vice-president for worldwide product marketing in which he discusses the iPhone app approval process. 

Apple is under fire from some developers for the way it vets applications that can be sold on its online App Store. Facebook developerJoe Hewitt goes so far as to say he's "philosophically opposed" to the very notion of a company deciding which applications can and can't be used on its hardware. The presence of "gatekeepers" in software development "sets a horrible precedent," he says.

Read the rest of the interview.

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