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BlueMail says excluded app returns to Mac app store – Source Reuters Tech News

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Blix, which sued Apple Inc for excluding its BlueMail product from the Mac app store, said on Tuesday that it was being allowed back in the digital shop.

After BlueMail was removed from the app store eight months ago, Blix filed a lawsuit against Apple that accused the hardware giant of infringing its patented technology and abusing its dominance in the app store.

Blix, which was founded by Ben and Dan Volach, had reached out to other app developers to encourage them to work together to counter Apple’s considerable power.

“When we wrote to Apple’s developer community, BlueMail was back on the App Store within a week,” said Dan Volach, co-founder at Blix. “If you’re out there too scared to come forward, let this be your proof that speaking out works.”

Apple has said that Blix updated the BlueMail software, which Apple had said would potentially expose users’ computers to malware and threaten the users’ privacy. This security issue was the…

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