Apple comes under fire for banning anti-abortion app

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The "banned" app lets you pray in real-time.
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Electronic Frontier Foundation slams tech companies for banning neo-Nazis

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The EFF are big proponents of online free speech.
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The Electronic Frontier Foundation criticized tech companies that took action against white supremacist groups in the wake of deadly clashes in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Quick to take a stand against hate groups, tech companies removed some neo-Nazi groups’ access to web servers and online services. But the EFF issued a statement reminding them of the slippery slope of censorship.

Mark Cuban wants Apple to boot Twitter out of the App Store

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Twitter integration is gone in iOS 11.
#getridoftwitter?
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Apple rejects controversial Ferguson Firsthand app

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Ferguson Firsthand was intended as an "educational app."
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Apple finally enforces ‘no guns in App Store’ rule

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Developers are having to blur guns from App Store screenshots. Photo: Touch Arcade
Developers now blur guns in App Store screenshots. Photo: App Store

Controversial weed-growing iOS game pulled from App Store after hitting No. 1 spot

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Apple Bars Sexy Comic From Appearing In App Store. Or Does It?

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Apple has clashed with comic creators over its decision to ban Matt Fraction and artist Chip Zdarsky’s Sex Criminals from selling on the iOS version of Comixology. The title, published by Image Comics, tells the story of two people whose orgasms give them the power to stop time (!).

Somewhat confusingly, at time of writing Apple was still selling the comic via its iBooks storefront.

Vine Is Now Rated 17+ To Save You From The #Porn Tag

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Top free app in the US is nothing to sneeze at.
A bottle of lubricant filed in Vine. Just one of the many sexually charged videos you can see in this 17+ rated app!

Remember all the stupidity about 500px getting pulled from the iOS App Store because it was possible to see artful photographs of professional models exposing body parts that literally every person on the Earth has underneath their clothes? Which was all the more hysterical because Apple’s “Editor’s Choice” at the time was Vine, an app in which you are just a click of the #porn tag away from seeing an endless stream of anonymous masturbators wave their foreskins at you?

Well, 500px solved its problem with Apple by adopting a 17+ iTunes rating, and now Vine is doing the same.

500px Returns To The App Store, Now Rated 17+

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The national porn nightmare is over, apparently.