Gunbroker App BANNED from iTunes & Google Play on Mobile Devices

Do you use the website Gunbroker.com to hunt up firearms and accessories? Do you do it on a mobile device? If so, you have probably been wondering what happened to your app. One day it is on your phone and you are browsing a gun utopia, and the next day… POOF… it’s gone! This news so far has snuck under the radar of most gun media sites. One outlet which caught this fairly quickly was Breitbart News.

On September 3rd Breitbart News obtained an e-mail that Google had sent to Gunbroker regarding the removal of the Gunbroker app from the Google Play app store:

Hi Developers at GunBroker.com LLC,

After review, GunBroker.com, com.gunbroker.android has been suspended and removed from Google Play due to a policy violation.
Issue: Violation of Dangerous Products policy.

We don’t allow apps that facilitate the sale of explosives, firearms, ammunition or certain firearms accessories. We also don’t allow apps that provide instructions for the manufacture of explosives, firearms, ammunition, restricted firearm accessories, or other weapons.

Although this may not be surprising at all it still remains disheartening to see their app vanish seemingly overnight. An article on their website still refers to the mobile apps and

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Originally posted on The Firearm Blog