“Trudy Muller, an Apple spokeswoman, said the company had removed the app “because it violated our developer guidelines.” Ms. Muller added: “Apps must comply with all local laws and may not put an individual or group in harm’s way.”“
This is simply an excuse for censorship.
I’ve been of course boycotting Apple (and switched to PC hardware/Linux) ever since they let me down with my broken iMac G5 after a Leopard “upgrade” that went badly wrong and when they then even removed my post to their forum about the matter in April 2008.
Beware of those who offer you “Freedom from XXX” (techcrunch.com). You pay for it. You get it.
Freedom from WikiLeaks you got today.
Freedom from Freedom it will be tomorrow.
War is Peace
Freedom is Slavery
Ignorance is Strength