Sunday, February 21, 2010

Apple's new app rules: No swimsuits, no skin

From Day 1 I found Apple to be patronizing: the first Macs wouldn't give me my floppy back until I asked (and *WAITED*) for the Mac to give me *permission* to remove it, in sharp contrast to PCs providing a button that let me eject my floppy immediately, any time I wanted it.

So news that Apple is censoring what applications can be sold in its App Store doesn't surprise me. What is surprising is *how puritanical* they're being. Tech Crunch reports that no app that displays any skin at all is being allowed (today, anyway), which is giving rise to burqa jokes. Check it out: http://tcrn.ch/cx5tUG

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