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iPhone Pirates! Answered

From Wired:

"The iPhone's App Store is becoming an increasingly juicy target for pirates, who have illegally cracked 20 percent of paid applications for free distribution.

Apple's App Store offers about 25,000 paid apps, and iPhone analytics company Medialets estimates at least 5,000 have been pirated. The company also said it has tracked dozens of apps with as high as a 100-to-1 pirated-to-paid ratio."

That's one fifth of Apple's applications for the iphone!

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What do you guys think? Do any of you use the pirated apps? Most of us have heard all the downsides to pirating, are there upsides to pirating?

Opinions welcome; discuss!

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tristan993

9 years ago

i thought this would tell me how to make the crossbones...

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chilll2009

9 years ago

i wanna iphone.

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Bartboy

9 years ago

"are there upsides to pirating?" Priceless.....

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KrackedEgg

9 years ago

yay free stuff its called a torrent file rules are meant for breaking wooooooo

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DovemanKrackedEgg

Reply 9 years ago

woohoo! Someone else has brains here too! Jk torrents are legal...kinda.

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bumpus

9 years ago

That is a great picture.

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KentsOkay

9 years ago

I wanna iPhone...

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DJ RadioKentsOkay

Reply 9 years ago

IN YO FACE SUCKAH :-P On a more serious note, I got mine last year, its beast. its worth the lame contract that AT&T gives you

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KentsOkayDJ Radio

Reply 9 years ago

Awesome, once I'm positive cash flow and I have one, we can do all of those iPhone things together...

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DJ RadioKentsOkay

Reply 9 years ago

hehe. Sell your ipods, mp3 players, and old cell phones.

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Katarukito

9 years ago

i need more apps for my phone...

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DJ Radio

9 years ago

I would like some.