Ripping off iPhone apps (updated)

Ars Technica posted a story about a new scourge plaguing the App Store: 100% complete app ripoffs. An app called Classics: Jane Austen (sorry, no link love) pictured at right, is a complete rip off of an excellent iPhone book reader called Classics ($3), pictured on the left.

It appears that shady developer Diego Dominguez Ferrera of Ubiklabs has completely and unapologetically stole several aspects of the successful Classics app including the background pattern which is a pixel exact copy of the wooden background found in the original app.

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