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Google clamps down on Android apps with deceptive ads

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Mar
2014

Google has issued revised rules for Google Play apps in its continuing effort to stay one step ahead of nefarious developers. This time, the primary target is apps with pop-up ads that spoof a system, service or app notification and trick you into clicking where you shouldnt. Its also cracking down on promotion or install tactics that cause downloads or Play store redirects without your say-so, along with apps that send unsolicited SMS ads.

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