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Re: Remove Pornographic Apps from the "Apps available for download"


I believe Colton is right and even better the solution is in the works. Am
I correct that in the future the apps available for download feature
current in many lenses will become opt-in in the future? I don't believe in
censoring the apps available for download from the app store (besides
obviously virus laden) but at the same time people should have a way to
prevent things they don't want to encounter on their computer.

On Thu, Feb 23, 2012 at 8:14 PM, Jo-Erlend Schinstad <
joerlend.schinstad@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>  On 24. feb. 2012 01:53, Colton Allen wrote:
> So yeah, an app called "Porn View" showed up while I was demoing Ubuntu to
> a friend.  Despite the brief embarrassment and explanations, I doubt that
> person will take Ubuntu seriously.  We should probably restrict
> pornographic apps to the store and keep the lenses PG.
> Perhaps we should remove the Bible apps as well then. I find it seriously
> offensive. But maybe it's only nature that's unholy? USA are now making it
> illegal to teach the history of racism. They are also trying to make it
> illegal to teach non-theism.
> We should not forbid other peoples wishes because of ancient beliefs in
> witches and weird stuff. If Ubuntu starts to sensor things, it will no
> doubt be my reason to not only drop out, but become an extremely verbal
> enemy.
> What if we sell books, should Lady Chatterley's Lover be forbidden because
> it might not be perfectly suitable to children or fanatical christians? I
> will never, ever be a part of anything remotely similar to that. Present
> your next idea.
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> Jo-Erlend Schinstad
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