Still, the timing is incredibly curious. Apple has let bigger names, l ike Playboy and Sports Illustrated , slide, even though those apps feature nudity and sex. Sign in My Account Subscribe. Since Steve Jobs vowed to have a smut free app store, Apple has taken a strict line on porn. This article is from the archive of our partner. Submit a letter to the editor or write to letters theatlantic.
Ryleigh. Age: 20.
Sure, that's amid some nudity and sex, but this is the Internet after-all and porn abounds just a few taps away over in the Safari app.
Mallory. Age: 32.
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Submit a letter to the editor or write to letters theatlantic. Outright banning Tumblr now would cause a big outrage, so instead Apple's trying to compromise. The property has a larger audience now and more media cachet.