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Submission + - It's time to end government-funded iPhone apps ( 1

cweditor writes: Apple's restrictive iPhone developers' license is the last straw. Why should taxpayer money be used to help one company tighten its grip on the smartphone market? Especially when Apple says its developers can't even talk about their relationship with Apple. It's bad enough when government Web sites only work on IE, but at least you're not required to pay $39.95/month to Microsoft for access. Taxpayer money shouldn't help a company with a closed system tighten its grip on the smartphone market.

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