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I'm the creator of a the Diablo 3 Mobile Companion app for iPhone. Apple is flagging us for not having the proper license for the icons/items/etc images that come from the API. Here's their response:
Please provide documentary evidence that you have the rights to use content owned by Blizzard to ensure compliance with the iOS Developer Program License Agreement. Once Legal has reviewed your documentation and confirms its validity, we will proceed with your app review.
What should we provide to them?
It's fairly close, yes. The problem is in the API Terms of Service - and I would love to hear a blue respond to this, but the fact is there is NO language on image assets. Sure, the API serves up these assets to a URL on the blizzard servers, but what are the usage policies for these images?
Since they come directly off the blizzard server, does that mean I can yank any image based on those URL paths as well? As long as I attribute of course. Nothing is clear.
Also, it's not about the name. Our app is named the "Diablo 3 Mobile Companion" AND has already been approved. Approved with the assets that they are complaining about when we did the version 1.1 submission.
We did find this:
This is pretty clear in saying that you can use assets, but you must have attribution - which we have added. Apple still rejected us.
VERY frustrating for developers just trying to follow the rules.
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