Thursday, March 26, 2009

Apple Censors Electronic Book

Is Apple aiming at being this decade’s Wal-Mart? From CNET:
An e-book submitted to Apple’s App Store has been approved after the author removed language that apparently offended Apple.

CNET’s David Carnoy wrote a book called Knife Music last year, and attempted to submit it to the App Store as an e-book. Apple rejected his application for containing “objectionable content,” which appeared to be a couple of uses of that four-letter word that starts with F.
I’m a little less proud of being a Mac user today.

The story is here.