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Classification board seeks to censor iPhone apps

by Nicholas Buenk / October 20, 2009 10:09 PM PDT,classification-board-seeks-to-censor-iphone-apps.aspx
The Australian Classification Board has written to Communications Minister Stephen Conroy expressing concerns that mobile phone applications are being made available in Australia without being subject to a ratings process.

Whilst movies and computer games are subject to ratings (G, PG, M etc) from the Classification Board, the many thousands of games released as mobile apps on smartphone platforms such as the Apple iPhone bypass the process.

Ha, Yes, that Conroy, of the internet censorship. And apparently the Classification Board who rate and censor TV and film, the ones who also ban video game because they haven't bothered to implement an adults only ratinng for them, now want Conroy to start helping Apple to censor app store apps! Ridiculous.
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