> If Amazon's Appstore proves to be a viable alternative to Google's own
> Android Market, it could weaken the search giant's control over the
> Android platform
So in essence, giving Amazon control of it instead of Google?
Right now, there's a war on, and it's about control over _books_ (and by extension, education and so on). And it's not like Amazon is a nice player, they're right now developing a very tight grip on the whole publishing-business. And of course, Google also has an interest in books...