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> And you know what? Not letting you side load is a feature.

Apps released under the GPL are banned from the App Store.






Not true, VLC is GPL and on the app store

It is true. GPL apps are banned from the App Store because Appleā€™s TOS is incompatible with the license.

VLC for iOS is bi-licensed under MPLv2 and GPL [0].

[0]: https://thenextweb.com/apps/2013/07/18/vlc-for-ios-will-retu...


Not true. VLC had to change its license to be allowed on the app store https://www.openlogic.com/blog/vlc-license-change-lesson-per...



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