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Big German publishers slam Apple App Store censors

The publishers of Bild, Germany’s best-selling newspaper, have condemned Apple’s recent move to kick thousands of vaguely nekkid-type apps off of the App Store, slamming the company for inconsistent enforcement.

It gets worse – proving that Apple’s version of US morality may not be an appropriate social consensus for other more liberal countries, like, erm, Germany, a German federation representing publishers said:

“We consider Apple’s behaviour to be unfair, arbitrary, bad for business and dangerous for freedom of the press.” (That image to the left is the kind of thing German newspaper readers see quite casually every day).

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