Seems a reverse method of banning others using float like devices.
If you can't beat them one way, ban them some another way.
I guess it would have been obvious if they put the shutters up on the camera via a patent.
That will always be a feature of the walled garden Apple policy.
If you want to interact with the outside world then you should learn before quitting.
I guess with Apple interfering with SMS, it could be argued that Apple are intentionally undermining a feature of the more open world.
They could have made iMessage more world wide web compatible, but it is really there to compete against 'open'.