Apple has always been reluctant to accept the participation of virtual currencies in the applications it approves. Even if these don’t directly affect Apple in most cases, the legality of virtual currencies like Bitcoin is still one of the biggest international debates. Still, Apple can’t just decide to block an imminent future, and it has decided to change its policies on the matter.
The company has decided to ease on its policy for virtual currencies, but as with everything, there is a catch. The new rule states that:
“Apps may facilitate transmission [...]
Apple’s dislike for Bitcoin has now become more popular than ever. The company has nuked Bitcoin wallet apps like BitPak and Coinbaise recently, and it’s still hard to understand why. Surely the cyber-currency has been a target for many debates lately, specially when you try to figure out who started it, and yet, we’ve seen it gain popularity everywhere, except on Apple’s App Store.
Today Cupertino decided to remove Blockchain, the last and most popular Bitcoin wallet that was left. If you were lucky enough to already have the app on your device, you can [...]