Apple’s buckled under the pressure, or at the very least, they’ve decided to enforce their own terms of use: the “Gay Cure” app is no longer available on the App Store.

There’s been a lot of pressure on the internet to remove the application from the App Store. Approximately 145, 000 people signed a petition demanding that Apple remove the app.

We’re going to leave it at that. But, keep in mind, freedom of speech isn’t defined as freedom to speak your personal opinion and take away someone else’s. There are two sides to a coin, and the moment we start expecting Apple to play morality moderator is the moment we start hearing from the free speech nuts about Draconian Apple.

Frankly, I’m appalled that someone would feel the need to create a “Gay Cure” app to begin with, but that doesn’t mean that I expect Apple to pick and choose what philosophical ideologies are represented in the App Store, no matter how flawed.

I don’t agree with the “Gay Cure” app, so I didn’t download it. You have that right too.

Article Via Cult of Mac

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