TheXchange: Will This Porn iPhone App Survive the Apple Banhammer?

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Here you have another proof that demonstrates why Apple's iTunes App store approval process is screwed: theXchange, a new iPhone application to put people in contact to have sex, photos included. As you can imagine, the content gets extremely strong.

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Hottest Girls was the first one to appear, disappearing within hours of its launch. Then BeautyMeter, which was pulled shortly after introduced

Why is Apple approving these apps in the first place, knowing they are going to pull them down later?

And since these applications get their content via the internet, should Apple take Safari or Mail out of the iPhone too? Or Beehive, which can be used to send pictures on the fly to other users? And Facebook too? My camera?

Yeah, that's what I thought. This is stupid and has to stop. Either you apply the same filter to everything, or you open the application market for real. Just make sure things work, and are not illegal on its own, not because of the potential content they may fetch from the internet. [Krapps]

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DISCUSSION

redangel7
redangel7

The store filtering is messed up in the first place. Why should they ban an apps that shows porn if with 3g and safari anyone can access porn anyway? I don't even think that the parental control is of any use. Those nosy parents suing around for providing their kid with unnecessary porn should stop themselves providing unnecessary internet for their overly curious kid in the first place. Full stop.