Is Apple ready for adult apps?

It’s been a lively discussion among iPhone lovers for several months now: how long will Apple persist its censorship on adult mobile apps? 

There have been certain apps that could somehow be considered as erotic material which got throught the rigid approval process of Apple after all.  But mobile content developer Grindhouse Mobile claims they have the first official porn star apps, featuring adult film stars Aria Giovanni and Sunny Leone.  Both applications are now available via the App Store with Adult 17+ ratings, and include photos, video clips and blogs.  A representative explains how a first version was “too hot” to be approved, but that after a certain adjustments and strict application of the Apple guidelines, they got their mobile apps approved.

So are these just lucky exceptions, or is Apple  becoming more open minded?  Perhaps they’ve realised the opportunities offered by such apps, especially in terms of generating revenue…


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