Originally Posted by kathayes
1. Can't anyone create an account and upload something to the Play Store?
2. Google doesn't go through and check or scan apps for issues do they?
1. Google scans the store for malware http://support.google.com/googleplay/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=1368854
2. It costs $25 (I believe only once) to register as a dev and upload an app
3. There are rumors that Google will someday include a scanner in the Play store that's on your device