Department of Justice Inquires Into Apple’s Adobe Flash Policy

Samuel Axon: The U.S. Department of Justice is talking to industry figures about Apple’s decision not to support Adobe Flash on the iPad, The New York Post reports. An anonymous “Hollywood” source told the Post that the DoJ is “doing outreach” because “the Adobe thing is just inviting the wrath of everybody.” The Post already…

Samuel Axon:

The U.S. Department of Justice is talking to industry figures about Apple’s decision not to support Adobe Flash on the iPad, The New York Post reports. An anonymous “Hollywood” source told the Post that the DoJ is “doing outreach” because “the Adobe thing is just inviting the wrath of everybody.” The Post already predicted this inquiry several weeks ago.

Don’t read too much into this, not supporting another companies proprietary stuff on your proprietary stuff is not monopolistic practices. Further, Adobe has yet to show they can actually run it on the iPhone, so all Apple has to say is that it is not technically possible right now.

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