Category : iPhone

New US phone law a danger to free speech

Brian Pellot: New US phone law a danger to free speech rights

Australia: Push to censor smartphone apps

Australia’s ruling Labor party¬† has called for smartphone applications and games to face the national censor. A loophole in the Classification Act (1995) means that games distributed or playable on mobile phones, including the Apple iPhone, are not submitted to the national Classification Board, which classifies films and computer games before they are released to […]

Apple blocks iPhone chat app

Apple has removed an iPhone application based on the infamous ChatRoulette website from their store after concerns over nudity. iChatr allowed users to video chat anonymously with other randomly-selected people. ChatRoulette, a website with similar functionality, came in for criticism after it emerged that a substantial number of users were exposing themselves onscreen or engaging […]