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Old 11-16-2010, 01:00 AM
Nurhisham Hussein
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Default Marketplace Mayhem

<div class='os_post_top_link'><a href='http://www.slashgear.com/windows-phone-7-marketplace-glitch-allows-xap-package-download-viewable-application-source-code-for-all-12113904/' target='_blank'>http://www.slashgear.com/windows-ph...r-all-12113904/</a><br /><br /></div><p><em>"At this very moment, it is possible for any Joe Schmo to go over to Microsoft's server and download all of Windows Phone 7 XAP application packages without the need of a WP7 device or Zune Desktop software. This is possible because Zune software uses ATOM XML feed to grab application info, so it's just a matter of diving into the code to find the XAP package address and download it directly."</em></p><p><img src="http://images.thoughtsmedia.com/resizer/thumbs/size/600/wpt/auto/1289862334.usr14226.jpg" style="border: #d2d2bb 1px solid;" /></p><p>Yikes! This is probably the last thing Microsoft wants to see. The implication of this is that every app's source code is laid bare for anyone without&nbsp;any scruples. Developer support is one of the main foundations for WP7s success so let's hope this gets fixed soon.</p>
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