Microsoft Fires Back on Youtube War – Uses Google’s Words Against ThemMay 16, 2013 1 Comment
Just after Google big press conference yesterday, they sent Microsoft a cease and desist letter claiming that the MS Youtube app needed to be pulled from the store. Reasoning behind this was because the app doesn’t feature ads on the videos.
According to theVerge, Microsoft is throwing Larry Page’s (Google) words right back at him as they commented about the letter.
“we’d be more than happy to include advertising but need Google to provide us access to the necessary APIs”
“in light of Larry Page’s comments today calling for more interoperability and less negativity, we look forward to solving this matter together for our mutual customers.”
I knew Microsoft had a game plan before launching the app. I don’t imagine this new fight to end soon.
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