Rejected Apps

Daring Fireball: Apple VP Phil Schiller Responds to Ninjawords iPhone App Store Incident

Daring Fireball: Apple VP Phil Schiller Responds to Ninjawords iPhone App Store Incident

Daring Fireball received a response from Apple Senior VP of Marketing, Phil Schiller, regarding the App Store incident involving the Ninjawords iPhone dictionary app. Gruber quotes "the salient parts" of the email in full, but the gist seems to be that, unlike other dictionaries approved for the App Store, Ninjawords drew from Wiktionary -- an open internet source -- and thus the App...

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App Store Insists Ninjawords iPhone Dictionary Remove

App Store Insists Ninjawords iPhone Dictionary Remove "Objectionable" Content, Still Classifies it 17+

Ninjawords [$1.99 - iTunes link], a delightfully crafted dictionary application, was rejected from the iTunes App Store no less than three times of "objectionable content" and still slapped with a 17+ rating before being approved in mutilated form in just the latest of Apple's stupefying, infuriating, frustrating, and ultimately disappointing blunders that haunt their mobile platform....

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