An employee at Microsoft recently created his own third-party BBC application for Windows, which has today been forced to be removed from all Windows Stores.
Created by Lawrence Gripper used to be available for both Windows Phone and Windows 8, with around half a million active users, the app is forced to be removed due to legal pressure from the BBC, although the app is yet to disappear.
The app used the BBC logo and provided access to their feeds from the BBC website.
Gripper wrote the following about the removal, “It is with great sadness today that I removed both applications from the store,” unfortunately he didn’t add any specifics about the removal.
After which the BBC gave comment on the app to Pocket-Lint, saying the following in their statement:
Via: The Verge