Friday, August 31, 2012

Apple Rejects An App That Tracks U.S. Drone Strikes

Information about drone strikes was used both in an article in the Guardian’s app, left, and in an app created by a graduate student at New York University. New York Times

Apple Rejects App That Tracks U.S. Drone Strikes -- Danger Room

It seemed like a simple enough idea for an iPhone app: Send users a pop-up notice whenever a flying robots kills someone in one of America’s many undeclared wars. But Apple keeps blocking the Drones+ program from its App Store — and therefore, from iPhones everywhere. The Cupertino company says the content is “objectionable and crude,” according to Apple’s latest rejection letter.

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More News On Apple Rejecting An App That Tracks U.S. Drone Strikes

Apple rejects Drones+, app to track U.S. drone strikes -- Washington Post
Apple Rejects App Tracking Drone Strikes -- New York Times
Apple again rejects app that tracks U.S. drone attacks -- L.A. Times
Apple blocks 'objectionable' app that reports deaths from US drone strikes -- The Guardian
Apple rejects app for tracking U.S. drone strikes -- CNet
Apple App Store Turns Down Controversial App That Tracks US Drone Strikes (VIDEO) -- IBTimes
Apple repeatedly rejects 'drone strike tracking' app from the App Store -- Examiner
Apple bans drone-awareness iPhone app -- RT
Apple Rejected the Drone Tracker App Because it Could -- Atlantic Wire

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