“In what is sure to raise a ruckus, comedian / filmmaker / app developer Emery Emery recorded a phone call with an Apple App Store rep when his ‘iSlam Muhammad’ app was pulled from the App Store after one day,” TUAW reports. “The highly entertaining conversation in its entirety can be heard [below].”
“‘iSlam Muhammad’ apparently depicted images of the prophet Muhammad (forbidden by Islam) and outlined disturbing passages from the Qur’an,” TUAW reports. “It’s surprisingly similar to ‘BibleThumper,’ a Christian-bashing app that remains in the App Store.”
Direct link to video via YouTube here.
TUAW writes, “What’s disappointing is that this points out Apple’s lack of consistency in approval of apps, as well as their inability to provide recourse to developers who have had apps rejected for seemingly weak reasons.”
Read more in the full article here.
MacDailyNews Note: We just checked and, as of 7:06pm EDT, the BibleThumper app (US$1.99) remains active in Apple’s iTunes App Store.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Stephen S.” for the heads up.]