App Store Rejection of the Week: Drones

Christina Bonnington and Spencer Ackerman, writing for Wired’s 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.

Mr. President, I’m not saying we wouldn’t get our hair mussed.

Thursday, 30 August 2012