European Commission Joins FTC To Investigate Apple’s Decision To Ban Flash-To-iPhone Compiler

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According to New York Post, European Commission has joined the US regulators to investigate into Apple ’s decision to ban
built with cross-compiler programs like Adobe’s Flash-to-iPhone .
In June, the FTC opened an investigation into Apple 's decision to ban developers from using other companies' tools to develop software for its mobile devices. Apple also shut out Adobe's Flash video technology from its iPhone and iPad.
According to a source, the European Commission recently joined the FTC probe into whether Apple 's business practices harm competition.
The investigation could last another four to six months, the source said.
While regulators investigate Apple ’s policies, the iPhone hacking community have already figured out a way to
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What are your views on this case? Do you see merit in regulators investigating Apple ’s policies for app developers? Or should Apple be given a free hand to lay down rules for its platform? Let us know your views in the comments below.

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