Originally Posted by kolla
As for Android software - most Android apps are proprietary, the problem is more that Android (in my experience) tend to lack a lot of basic features, and there seem to be zero quality control of software released on Google Play market.
Isn't this an opportunity?
Lacking features = takes less work to clone and make a more feature-full version. Lack of quality control = takes less work to clone and make a better quality version.
Even if you got the source, it's questionable whether it would be better to write something else from scratch.