Submission Summary: 0 pending, 1 declined, 2 accepted (3 total, 66.67% accepted)
"Flabbergasting. This is the worst reason for an app to be rejected yet. As the author points out, by this logic, Apple could have rejected PCalc (for duplicating the built-in Calculator app), or any of the various note-taking apps. Check out the demo — Podcaster is clearly a serious app that provides functionality far beyond the iPhone's built-in podcast support. This stinks to high hell. Jon Rentzsch nails it in this tweet: the NDA is a mere annoyance, but a "you can't compete against Apple" policy is so wrong it breaks the platform. It is indefensible."
While it's possible that some case might be made for Apple yanking the "I Am Rich" app on the grounds of "consumer protection," and the "Pull My Finger" app on the questionable grounds of "good taste"
The only problem with being a man of leisure is that you can never stop and take a rest.