Android has a new approach to fighting Piracy, Licensing

Android Pirate - Ongoing Issues ImageTechCrunch lets us know how Android is going to fight Piracy:

Pirates looking to illegally copy Android applications are about to face a new challenge: today, Google’s Android team announced that it is releasing a new application Licensing Service for Android. The service, which is meant to help developers secure their applications from piracy, forces apps to ping Google’s home server at regular intervals to verify that they were legitimately purchased. Fail that check, and the app can lock you out.

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