Apple adds developer guidelines for medical research, bans YouTube ripper apps
Apple has made some adjustments to its developer guidelines today, adding new rules that app makers must follow to have their software included in the iOS App Store. First, after announcing that iPhone users will be able to help medical researchers gather more data for clinical studies, Apple is establishing some very specific rules that developers must adhere to if they wish to participate in ResearchKit.
“Apps conducting health-related human subject research must obtain consent from participants or, in the case of minors, their parent or guardian,” reads new guideline 27.9. “Such consent must include the (a) nature, purpose, and duration of the research; (b) procedures, risks, and benefits to the participant; (c) information about…
Source:: The Verge