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Andy Rubin decreed that Google would keep 30 percent of revenue for Android phones sold outside carriers.

We just saw an 2009 email where Android co-founder Andy Rubin told early app store boss Eric Chu that Google wouldn’t just keep a “processing fee” when carriers weren’t part of the equation — it would keep the extra 25 percent it was promising to carriers, too.

It’s not a discussion between Rubin and Chu, at least not in this part of the email thread. Chu asks, and Rubin replies: “70/30 worldwide.”

Rubin makes it even clearer in another equally blunt email:

70% to developers

30% to Google