I have to say, you are losing your mind. You take the time to develop an amazing piece of software, then you change it to help a competitor out, and then you let said competitor block you from accessing the content the App was created to display. Not only are you losing your mind, but your manhood was in that box as well.
There needs to be a point where playing nice goes out the window. There's a point where you hire the developers you need in your mobile division to write the Instagram App, the YouTube App and the bevy of others that are missing from your line up and tell the other companies you don't need them.
This shouldn't be a complex thing. For a company with as many smart people as you have, it should take almost no time to make this happen. Stop waiting for approval and make it happen. It will be easier to say "sorry" than wait for someone to give you the OK.
Oh, and if you are worried about lawsuits or legal action, there's an easy fix... Pull your licensing from Android and destroy their software. Then do the same to Apple... All of the sudden we're back to 2006 and Windows Phone will be duking it out with BlackBerry for market supremacy.
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