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Apple Removes Controversial ‘Third Intifada’ App From iTunes

By Zaid Jilani on June 23, 2011 at 2:05 pm

"Apple Removes Controversial ‘Third Intifada’ App From iTunes"


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Bowing to requests from the Israeli government and other campaigners, Apple announced today that it will discontinue the distribution of a Palestinian-made iPhone app promoting a third intifada (Arabic for uprising) by Palestinians against Israel. Apple spokesman Tom Neumayr said the app was removed “because it violates the developer guidelines by being offensive to large groups of people.”

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