Google Has Suspended, Decentralized MetaMask’s Android Client Application


Googlehas suspended the Ethereum wallet and MetaMask’s Android client from Google PlayStore, Announced by the Ethereum Dapp browser on December 27.



Metamask had a twitter message.


"In the last week, the MetaMask Android client was suspended by the Google Play App Store @googleplaydev. They cited their policy that bans mining on mobile, which we do not . Appeal rejected. #ProtectWeb3.https://t.co/rfP4EbOAqv!?zippy_activeEl=cryptocurrencies#cryptocurrencies"

— MetaMask (@metamask_io) December 26, 2019



And Google Said,



"WE DON'T ALLOW APPS THAT MINE CRYPTOCURRENCY ON DEVICES. WE PERMIT APPS THAT REMOTELY MANAGE THE MINING OF CRYPTOCURRENCY"


But MetaMask says they don’t supply mining and its charm has been rejected.



The rejection conjointly cited the same policy that no mining is allowed on humanoid. the company wrote,



IT'S UNCLEAR WHETHER THE REVIEWER DOESN'T UNDERSTAND THE POLICY, OR whether or not they ARE ENFORCING AN UNWRITTEN POLICY. EITHER WAY, it is time TO PROTECTWEB3


Somehow, hasn’t been the first time that Google has blocked the Cryptocurrency wallet of MetaMask that has calculated as 200K active users.



That last time the program delisted it from the Chrome Web Browser's extensions list, however the community spoke out and got it re-listed. If it's left illegal, MetaMask says they'll be working on other ways that to bring their services to Android users.



Meanwhile, it needs the community to speak out and shows their support by mistreatment different, Firefox and Brave browsers.



Beginning of Restrictions

Earlier this year, MetaMask suffered a blow once fake MetaMask apps activity of malware were found on the Google PlayStore. And, This month we also saw Google's YouTube platform removing videos of crypto-related content creators.



But it's discovered that the removal was drained error and a couple of of the content has been hold on.



However, this event sparked the need for de-centralized video hosting platforms.



In another news unharness, a MetaMask contributor aforesaid its team is “totally overwhelmed” and not prioritized by its parent company ConsenSys.


In a December 25th, Reddit post titled “Help MetaMask out of its Activity-Trap,” says the team has many unresolved problems and its work flow structure isn’t either clear or localised.



The Redditor and project contributor Lazardiscom specifically criticized its structural problems despite ConsenSys founder J. Lubin.

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