Paul McAleer

Neven Mrgan's tumbl: 30%

Paul McAleer
Neven Mrgan's tumbl: 30%

mrgan:

This is about the 30% issue - kind of. You know how Apple is slowly moving toward requiring a 30% cut of pretty much anything that touches iOS? I don’t really know if this is fair, or smart, or a good policy. It doesn’t affect me personally or professionally, so all I can share is a tiny and…

Again, Neven hits the nail on the head. To bring my own hammer (and draw out the analogy,) I’d go so far as to say that Google’s products which do well (Gmail, Maps) are by-products of the overall mission to sell more advertising. The 30% cut smacks of a Google move, and that’s not a good thing.