Apple asked to remove police-evasion apps from App Store

By martyr Wong 03/22/2011, 2:40 pm PT

AppStore logoBad news for folks who ingest police-evasion apps on their iPhones. A group of US senators hit asked apple to remove apps that help folks escape personnel and other law enforcement checkpoints that hit been ordered up to catch folks dynamical low the influence of alcohol. According to them, 10,000s of Americans die in drunk-driving crashes every year, and apps that signal users most DUI checkpoints are bruising to public safety. Apple hasn’t responded to the letter yet, but it looks same it’s in a sticky situation. Removing much apps would intend them on the beatific lateral of the government, but it would status the thousands of grouping that ingest much apps on their phones. After all, not everybody wants to be caught in personnel checkpoints regardless of how sober they are. And digit could also feature that if a person was inebriate enough, he/she belike wouldn’t modify remember to check for checkpoints before driving. What do you conceive most much apps on the App Store? Do you conceive that Apple should be removing them?

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