iFlow Reader app closes, harsh words for Apple

CNET NEWS ( by ) BeamItDown is shutting its iFlow Reader app, saying "Apple has decided that it wants all of the e-book business in iOS for itself and it has has made mid-game rule changes that make it impossible for anyone but Apple to sell e-books at a profit."

Here are some of the quotes from the company's announcement that it would be shutting down the app:

Five of us spent nearly a year and a half of our lives and over a million dollars in cash and sweat equity developing the iFlowReader app...What sounds like a reasonable demand when packaged by Apple's extraordinary public relations department is essentially an eviction notice to all ebook sellers on iOS...We put our faith in Apple and they screwed us...It was the American dream that we all strive for. Sadly, the America that we thought we were working in turned out to be a totalitarian regime and the dictator decided that he wanted all of what we had. Our dream is now over.
Read more: http://news.cnet.com/as-iflow-reader-app-closes-harsh-words-for-apple/8301-17938_105-20061802-1.html

Also see interview with company founder: http://reviews.cnet.com/8301-18438_7-20062030-82.html?tag=mncol;txt


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