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Apple sends takedowns to stop pirate-friendly iOS apps

12/30, 5:55pm

Apple shuts down cracked iOS app culture

Pirate app haven Apptrackr revealed in an update for its Installous app installer that Apple has been cracking down on its bootlegs. "Huge" volumes of takedown requests have made it move servers to areas with looser copyright laws and impose Captcha checks to avoid the legal ramifications of direct links. New hosts were also coming to diminish the impact.

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