Apple Removes Porn Titles from iBooks Chart

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By Maura on Jul 27, 2010 at 3:47 PM
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    I don't know if you, like me, happened to notice recently some rather, um, adult titles appearing in the iBooks Top Charts on your iPad and/or iPhone? Well it looks like Apple did, as they've all vanished from the chart in one fell swoop, leading to accusations of censorship. In a report today, the Telegraph notes that four books with slightly titillating titles were all ranked in the Top Ten of the Top Paid Books chart, but they all suddenly disappeared off the chart together yesterday, to be replaced by what the Telegraph calls "less risque" titles. Book chart analysts approached by the Telegraph said it was very unusual for all four of the books in question to vanish from the chart at the same time, unless they had been removed on purpose, of course. The Telegraph recalls that in April Steve Jobs said that he wanted the iPad to be porn-free, and also reminds us all of the "great porn purge" of apps on the iPhone App Store back in February, as if we could forget!

    Apple has made no comment on the sudden disappearance of the books from the chart, of course!

    Source: The Telegraph
     

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