In 2008, the App Store rejected the app for the novel Knife Music for "objectionable" content. Now, backed by a major publisher, a new Knife Music app has been accepted to the App Store, naughty language and all.
Remember the author whose book got rejected from the iTunes App Store because of "obscene, pornographic, offensive or defamatory" language? Well, they published his book, but only after he took out the dirty bits.
Self-published authors are now distributing books in self-contained iPhone apps, but when a friend of ours submitted his for approval, he got blackballed for content that was either "obscene, pornographic, offensive or defamatory." NSFW pic: