Phil Nickinson

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Marketplace sets content standards; sex and drugs are out, rock 'n' roll is OK

Marketplace sets content standards; sex and drugs are out, rock 'n' roll is OK

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When we saw the first draft of technical guidelines for apps in the Windows Marketplace for Mobile, we noticed the distinct lack of content guidelines. We never for a minute figured that it'd be an "anything goes" Marketplace, and sure enough Microsoft has released content guidelines [pdf link, via]. Here's the rundown:Any content that is illegal under applicable local law, obscene, or...