- Steve Jobsceo
Tell Apple to Get Rid of Prostitute-Friendly App.
According to Rosa Golijan, After June 1st, it'll be possible to hire a prostitute using an i-Phone app.
According to ZDNet, dating service Sugar Sugar has managed to get Apple to grant its app a spot in the App Store. Sugar Sugar links up sugar daddies — wealthy men who are willing to shower young women with money, gifts, and other compensation in exchange for companionship — and their so-called sugar babies.
In more blunt terms: The service helps prostitutes and their clients connect.
We don't really know how on earth the app slipped through the App Store approval process. After all, there are several Apple "guidelines" which should've prevented it from getting a seal of approval.
The Sugar Sugar app most certainly violates by promoting prostitution. But here we are — a few weeks away from the app's debut.WE NEED TO STOP THIS.
Golijan, R. (2011, May 13). Apple approves prostitution-friendly app. Retrieved from http://digitallife.today.com/_news/2011/05/13/6638274-apple-approves-prostitution-friendly-app?gt1-43001
You are going against your own guidelines by approving the SugarSugar Dating application. Guidelines 16.1, 18.1, 18.2, 22.1, and 22.3 should have prevented the approval of this application. Today, more and more pimps are getting away with human trafficking through use of the internet. Your application will make it even easier for them. Perhaps do a little more research on prostitution in the digital age before you approve this application and think of the consequences of your decision. This application will open up so many more doors for pimps to sell and exploit men, women, and children. You can prevent this from happening. Please do not contribute to the prostitution epidemic.
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