Yesterday Google began removing ad-blocking apps from its Play Store on the grounds that they violate part of its Developer Distribution Agreement . Now one of the removed apps, AdBlock Plus, has hit back publicly at what it dubs a “unilateral move by Google”, putting out a statement slamming Mountain View for threatening consumer choice. “By unilaterally removing these apps, Google is stepping all over the checks and balances that make the Internet democratic. People should be really alarmed by this move,” said Till Faida, co-founder of Adblock Plus in the statement.
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