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Apple still sanctimonious: no Playboy app for iPad

tsamsoniw (1731366) writes | more than 3 years ago

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tsamsoniw (1731366) writes "The rumors that a Playboy app would appear in the Apple App Store were greatly exaggerated. Playboy plans to offer an online service through which subscribers can access past and current issues of the nudie mag — and per Playboy, it will be accessible via Safari and support iPad features (whatever that means). But if Playboy does come out with a native app for iPad, but all the nudity will be censored. That should be just fine for the legions of people who indeed read the magazine for the articles. This really shouldn't be a surprise, though: If Apple insists on "protecting" users of its high-priced gear from pixilated naughty bits in a graphic-novel version of classic literature, it certainly won't let users access the full monty. It's a shame, though: If Apple's customers want access to that sort of content, Apple should allow them to get at if via a native app instead of suffering a potentially buggier, less secure browser-based experience."
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