I have a fairly popular app on iOS and launching the Android version soon. I read news to today about a developer whose really popular app was banned by Google just because they allowed their users to remove ads by paying with paypal:
This sort of thing really makes me think that I should have a contingency plan if something like this happens. What would you suggest are some ways to salvage an app if something like this happens, or is the business completely over with once something like happens?
If you're not even on the market yet, this isn't worth worrying about. You're better off spending your time on making sure that it won't happen -- reviewing policies, re-evaluating any non-standard practices of your app, making sure you're building on a platform that's worth it (sustainable or not), etc.
Fast forward a few years and if you've had enough success that it makes sense to think about contingencies, some things you should do are: