Wednesday, August 13, 2008

When did Apple gain 200 pounds?

I thought everyone believed that Microsoft was the 800 pound Gorilla, but it looks like Apple is gaining weight.

Apple chief executive Steve Jobs has confirmed that a mechanism exists within the iPhone to let the company unilaterally remove software from the smartphone." Read More ...

I mean that just isn't good, I can see some of the justification for such a mechanism, based on Steve Jobs comments of why it is there. But I think that it should be a user enabled feature. Like the MS Malicious Software removal tool, I can choose to let it install and run or not.

At any rate it will be interesting to see how it all plays out, as many people are pointing out the privacy concerns with this.

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