Apple bans sexually provocative content from App Store?

Apple bans sexually provocative content from App Store?
The Supreme Court once said that they couldn't define pornography, but that they would know it when they see it. Apple apparently has a new policy change for the App Store that says that they know overtly sexual content when they see it. In an email from Apple to Jon Atherton, developer of the Wobble iBoobs site, the Cupertino gang says that they are pulling the app from the App Store because despite having content that Apple originally thought was suitable for distribution, the app had received complaints from customers about the content and thus, the guidelines were "changed appropriately. "The meat of the email says, "We have decided to remove any overtly sexual content from the App Store, which includes your application." Other sites having similarly titled names like "Beautiful Boobs", Sexy Girls Uncovered" and "Sex Strip" worked without a problem as long as you read the Apple-written warning about not viewing objectionable material unless you are 17 or older. Let's hope it is not a case of Apple deciding that it knows what sexual content is when they see it. Or it could have been that with 970,000 installations, Wooble iBoobs couldn't help but get noticed by the censorship police at Cupertino. Some other sites like "Exotic positions and "Sexy Woman" returned error messages and tweets have been sent out by developers complaining of getting their apps pulled. So it looks like it is just a matter of time until all sexual content is removed from the App Store.If you are a visitor to such sites, you might want to get your last looks now.

source: TechCrunch

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