GPL Licenses are now Explicitly Banned from the Microsoft Windows Phone 7 Marketplace

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Following suit with Apple's App Store, Microsoft has flat out banned any apps applying the GPL License

Apple's App Store policies are not compatible with the GPL terms. This means that software applying the GPL terms are not made available via the Apple App Store however, the Microsoft App Store does not specifically state the GPL, only that the Apple's terms of use are not compatible with their policy. Microsoft on the other hand all together banned the GPL and GPL-type licenses outright.
This article was originally published on Friday Feb 18th 2011
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