Google just deleted my nearly 10-year-old free & open-source Android app

(my app monthly revenues graph, stopped abruptly by Google Play)
(source: AppAnnie)

“Violation of Deceptive Behavior policy

We don’t allow apps that attempt to deceive users or enable dishonest behavior. Apps must provide accurate disclosure of their functionality and should perform as reasonably expected by the user. Apps must not attempt to mimic functionality or warnings from the operating system or other apps. Any changes to device settings must be made with the user’s knowledge and consent and be easily reversible by the user.”

“REASON FOR TERMINATION: Multiple violations of the Developer Program Policies and Developer Distribution Agreement as outlined in previous emails sent to the registered email address of your Publisher account.

Google Play Publisher terminations are associated with developers, and may span multiple account registrations and related Google services.”

“After reviewing your appeal, we have confirmed our initial decision and will not be able to reinstate your developer account.”



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