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Apple allows return of '500px' to iOS App Store

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Photo sharing application 500px has returned to the iOS App Store with new restrictions limiting access to pornographic content....
Apple allows return of '500px' to iOS App Store

Vine No Longer Listed In 'Editor's Choice' Section In App Store On iPhone

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Twitter's video-sharing app Vine is no longer listed in the "Editor's Choice" section in the App Store on iPhone. The app had a featured spot as recently as this morning. This follows news that Vine accidentally featured a pornographic video to all users this morning. Twitter said in a statement...
Vine No Longer Listed In 'Editor's Choice' Section In App Store On iPhone

China raps Apple once again, but this time over porn distribution

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Apple is under scrutiny again by the Chinese government, but not for poor customer service: it’s for pornography. The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday that an ongoing investigation is underway, which has caught up with Apple and other other small companies for providing ways to access pornographic content. According to...
China raps Apple once again, but this time over porn distribution

Internet pornography: government to consult on protecting children

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Broadband customers would have to 'opt in' to receive adult content online under Downing Street proposalsThe government is to consult on tough measures to protect children from internet pornography.Under plans being draw up by Downing Street, it would be up to customers to "opt-in" to receie adult content online when...
Internet pornography: government to consult on protecting children

Apple Named in China Porn App Investigation

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Apple Inc. is once again in the pages of the People's Daily, this time in an article listing a number of websites and app stores that have been investigated for providing pornographic content in China....
Apple Named in China Porn App Investigation

Apple removes Vine as 'Editors' Choice' in App Store amid hardcore porn concerns

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The Twitter-owned short video sharing app Vine on Monday was stripped of its Editors' Choice designation and was removed from the Featured section of the App Store after media caught wind of the service's ability to weed out pornographic content....
Apple removes Vine as 'Editors' Choice' in App Store amid hardcore porn concerns
Users of Twitter's new Vine app greeted with porn as top Editor's Pick

No timeline for reopening messaging on Habbo, says CEO: “Our safety measures cannot be hurried”

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The CEO of underfire firm Sulake, which owns kid and teen-focused online community Habbo, has said that the site cannot confirm when it will reactive messages between users, after they were closed following reports of sexualised content. All messaging on the site was suspended this week following revelations from a Channel 4 investigation....
No timeline for reopening messaging on Habbo, says CEO: “Our safety measures cannot be hurried”

Twitter's Video App Vine Changes Age Rating To 17+ After Porn Controversy

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Twitter's new video-sharing app Vine has changed its age rating to 17+, following an outbreak of porn. TNW first noticed the change. Before this update, Vine was rated for anyone 12 and older. But that became increasingly risky as users began uploading and sharing pornographic content.   A simple search for...
Twitter's Video App Vine Changes Age Rating To 17+ After Porn Controversy

Legal organization claims Apple is dodging tax and selling pornography in China

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The China Association of Consumer Protection Law, a subsidiary China Law Society, has accused Apple of tax evasion, intellectual property violations, and distribution of pornographic content in China. According to a piece published in China’s The Mirror (hat tip Bill Bishop), the government-affiliated research group held a meeting yesterday that revealed...
Legal organization claims Apple is dodging tax and selling pornography in China
NSFW: Apple's Russian iTunes launch plagued with bug displaying escort/pornography sites

Developer Bashes Apple For Pulling One Of The Most Popular Apps In The App Store (AAPL)

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Apple pulled a very popular app called AppGratis from the App Store this weekend, claiming it violates two clauses in the terms all developers must follow. AppGratis helps users discover new apps and provides direct links to download them. It also offers one paid app for free each day. Apple...
Developer Bashes Apple For Pulling One Of The Most Popular Apps In The App Store (AAPL)

Google Glass's First Porn App Has An Incredible Name: Tits & Glass

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Tits and class. (Photo: MiKandi) America has done it! The first eagerly anticipated porn app for Google Glass is here and it comes bearing the most wonderful name: Tits & Glass. Developed by the world’s “largest app store” MiKandi, the free app lets horny cyborgs share, browse, comment, and vote on their...
Google Glass's First Porn App Has An Incredible Name: Tits & Glass

There's A Big Disconnect In The Way Apple Enforces Its Anti-Porn Policy (AAPL)

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After an outbreak of user-generated porn on Twitter's new video-sharing app Vine, there's been a big debate about how such content should be managed by Apple, which explicitly prohibits porn in apps for iPhone and iPad. But much of it misses the point. The story here isn't the porn on...
There's A Big Disconnect In The Way Apple Enforces Its Anti-Porn Policy (AAPL)

Apple Bans Digital Comic For Its Depiction Of Gay Sex (AAPL)

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Apple is blocking a new issue of a digital comic called "Saga" from being sold through comic book apps on the iPad and iPhone due to a graphic depiction of gay sex.  The news comes from the comic's writer Brian K. Vaughn in a statement on his publisher's Tumblr page:...
Apple Bans Digital Comic For Its Depiction Of Gay Sex (AAPL)

Apple adds new notifications to apps to make age ratings more visible in the App Store

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Apple has begun making its age ratings for apps clearer for users of the App Store after it introduced a notification box which sits alongside developer credentials. The change — first spotted by Apple Insider — is subtle but it is one that makes age limits on apps all the...
Apple adds new notifications to apps to make age ratings more visible in the App Store

Somebody Accidentally Turned iTunes Russia Into a Porn Bazar

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@dzarlax One way to get attention for your product launch: Free porn. Except, it’s probably not what Apple had in mind when it launched iTunes in Russia and 55 other countries yesterday, only to see the section for TV shows and movies bombarded with ads for porn sites and escort...
Somebody Accidentally Turned iTunes Russia Into a Porn Bazar
Vine gets 17+ age rating, option to report users; finally enables social sharing after videos are posted
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Wikipedia co-founder Larry Sanger’s screencast of the online encylopedia’s porn problem

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Wikipedia co-founder Larry Sanger, who left the online encyclopedia not long after it launched to the public, has seemingly embarked on a one-man crusade to rid Wikipedia of its pornographic content. See the man’s Twitter stream here. In a blog post last month, Sanger hit out at the lack of...
Wikipedia co-founder Larry Sanger’s screencast of the online encylopedia’s porn problem
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Apple under fire again from Chinese government - this time it's a porn investigation

Pornographic video clips already showing up on Twitter's Vine

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New video-sharing app for iPhone and iPod doesn't expressly forbid pornographic content, but Apple's App Store guidelines do. [Read more]...
Pornographic video clips already showing up on Twitter's Vine

Apple Named in China Porn App Investigation

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Apple Inc. is once again in the pages of the People’s Daily, this time in an article listing a number of websites and app stores that have been investigated for providing pornographic content in China. The Cupertino, Calif., company’s appearance on the list (in Chinese), which mostly includes relatively obscure...
Apple Named in China Porn App Investigation

Will New UK Censorship Impact Torrent Sites?

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Online censorship is a controversial subject. It’s often used in an attempt to ‘protect’ a group of people from something, but it rarely works as intended, and once in place feature-creep often sets in. Unfortunately, in the rush to censor content for the claimed good of some group or other,...
Will New UK Censorship Impact Torrent Sites?
Religious websites contain more malware than porn

Copyright Trolls Threaten to Call Neighbors of Accused Porn Pirates

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Over the past years we’ve covered dozens of copyright troll lawsuits against tens of thousands of alleged copyright infringers. The general theme of these cases is that IP-addresses are accused of “stealing” copyrighted work. The trolls then request a subpoena from the court so they can ask the corresponding ISPs...
Copyright Trolls Threaten to Call Neighbors of Accused Porn Pirates

Twitter's Vine app now has a 17+ age rating, user reporting tool

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Last week after Twitter’s new Vine app for iOS was found to be littered with pornographic content, I asked what made Vine’s app so different from iOS photography app 500px, which was yanked off of the App Store with little warning. Vine was never pulled, but as of late Tuesday night,...
Twitter's Vine app now has a 17+ age rating, user reporting tool

Google wins a whopping 763 domain names

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Google has obtained no less than 763 domain names containing the word ‘google’ after recently filing a complaint with the National Arbitration Forum. In what Google calls ‘one of the most aggressive campaigns of domain name infringement’ that it has ever come across, someone had registered domains like googleiphone5.com, googlevodafone.com,...
Google wins a whopping 763 domain names
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