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App stores: Gatekeepers, or censors of the mobile Web? - CNN.com


Feb 6, 2013 ... It's been framed as a debate between Web freedom and the freedom from stumbling upon potentially offensive content.

Freedom Time: Google Voice Letter to the FCC, iPhone App Store ...


Sep 21, 2009 ... Freedom Time wasn't one of the more high-profile iPhone App Store rejections. ... I don't care to debate the Flickr censorship case. ... an open and free mobile web to be a viable alternative to the mobile gatekeepers to ensure ...

Freedom Time rejected by Apple for App Store | Juggleware Dev Blog


Sep 21, 2008 ... Freedom Time won't be in App Store (censored version) →. Freedom Time rejected by Apple for App Store .... Your website http://www.juggleware.com/ iphone/freedomtime/ calls Bush a D#$@bag and ... Pingback: Freedom Time: Google's Letter to the FCC, App Stores & Mobile Gatekeepers « Cloud Four.

Don't Like Apple's “Censorship” of Apps Content? Use Your iPhone ...


Jul 5, 2010 ... Now, as a practical matter, it's not easy to view porn on mobile ... videos you either (i) download or (ii) stream from the web in a special app, ... Once these platforms roll out Flash, the Apps stores will no longer have any meaningful “ gatekeeper” ... So… who really cares what Apple does with their app store?

Doug Gross - Journalist on Muck Rack


Formerly CNN.com tech/web/social media reporter. Geek. ... App stores: Gatekeepers, or censors of the mobile Web? ... Twitter moves to hide porn on Vine app.

iFixit App Pulled from Apple's Store | iFixit - iFixit.org


Sep 29, 2015 ... So why would apple censor users of the app store from this app? ... my distribution chain in the arbitrary way that these gatekeepers could. ..... Nobody uses mobile web, it's just too much of a hassle, get serious and fix the app.

The broken Promise of the Mobile Web - Rick Strahl's Web Log


Aug 18, 2014 ... The Mobile Web has come a long way to provide the abillity to ... application as opposed to have the app store overloads censor you. ..... a gatekeeper that charges a toll and censors what you can and can't do in your apps.

Apple yanks last remaining bitcoin wallet / Boing Boing


Feb 7, 2014 ... Meanwhile, across the mobile market divide, Google's Android OS is ... unenviable position that Apple has as gatekeeper of the App Store's walled garden. ... imposing orwellian controls inside Safari, the mobile web browser.

A Call for Transparency in Apple's App Store | WIRED


Apr 26, 2010 ... The iTunes App Store is nearly two years old, and Apple still has not published ... Given Apple's lead in mobile, the rate at which Apple and the App Store ... “If the press is ceding gatekeeper status, even if it's only nominally, over its ... a death threat from a Muslim website, it's that capricious censo...

Why Apple's New Ban Against Sexy Apps Is Scary | TechCrunch


Feb 19, 2010 ... Since the App Store first launched in July 2008, Apple has gradually ... And then there's an entirely different issue: censorship. Apple is now one of the world's largest gatekeepers to content, with a store that encompasses music, video, ... that designs, manufactures, and markets mobile communication and ...

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App Store Censorship and FBI Hacking Proposed at Congressional ...


Apr 19, 2016 ... That proposal would seem to leave to app store gatekeepers the ... that is more accessible to surveillance now than before cell phones, ...

Mobile web vs app usage statistics - Business Insider


Apr 7, 2014 ... Mobile Apps Are Killing The Free Web, Handing A Censored Duopoly ... The problem here is that apps are controlled by two gatekeepers, ... Apps are heavily controlled by the dominant app stores owners, Apple and Google.

Apple removed drone-strike apps from App Store due to ...


Sep 30, 2015 ... The Metadata+ app has been removed by Apple from its App Store. ... its approach to censorship with apps – from games about sweatshops, ...