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Steve Jobs says 'No Porn' for iPhone and iPad Apps Comments

" (W)e do believe we have a moral responsibility to keep porn off the iPhone...You know, there's a porn store for Android....You can download nothing but porn. You can download porn, your kids can download porn. That's a place we don't want to go - so we're not going to go there". (Steve Jobs) Continue Reading

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  1. Dan
    3 years ago

    Well done Steve Jobs, boohoo people can't get porn on the iPhone or iPad you can get it everywhere else.

  2. DM
    3 years ago

    As someone "addicted" to porn, I have to applaud Jobs for taking this stance. I don't know if porn has ruined my life, but watching it overs the years has eaten away at my soul. I hate pornographers and I respect people who take a stand against them.

  3. Gary Sellars
    3 years ago

    I've never been Catholic and I've often wondered why Catholics number so many in light of the evils done by so many popes and the Catholic Church. I would think more would question the claims of the Catholic Church as having the authority of Christ, since it's so obvious that Jesus is holy and the Catholic Church is not.

    That being said, I do so appreciate the many times the Catholic Church and its representatives have stood strongly against abortion and now it warms my heart when I see and hear Catholics stand for morality and purity and modesty.

    I saw a video on YouTube by several Catholics, mostly young, who talked about the importance of modesty and the associated issues. It blessed me a great deal.

    I do hope Catholics understand that salvation is in Jesus and His Word and not in the Church, for "the head of every man is Christ." (1Cor 11:3)

  4. rick
    4 years ago

    The lack of negative feedback on this page on such a ridiculous decision by jobs is disturbing.
    Carry on, mac drones.

  5. Kourtney M
    4 years ago

    Thank you Steve Jobs! For understanding that promoting a MORAL SOCIETY is far more important than BUSINESS SALES from sexual exploitation which glorifies violence and rape. Women and children, boys and girls do NOT benefit from pornography, only the male producers and male audiences do - in a sick way.

    I support Steve Jobs and thus, Apple products, for thier honest attempt to keep sexual vulgarity out of the hands of women and children whom are negatively effected by pornography, and the men who believe this kind of obscene disrespect towards women is justified because it's "not real". The effects ARE REAL and there should be much tighter bans on pornography everywhere.

  6. clarias
    4 years ago

    I've been deciding between the iphone and the droid ... I really appreciate what the iphone is doing in limiting the multi-million dollar porn industry. With this article, I know I have decide on the iphone. Thanks! I pray that God will bless those who show His children this respect.

  7. L Lewis
    4 years ago

    Just got this news from Hollywood Prayer Network. Thank you Steve Jobs. Let's keep praying for him. I also I'm even more happy to have chosen mac.

  8. Professor Jean Gallagher
    4 years ago

    I've always owned an Mac, but now, knowing the integrity of Steve Jobs and his ant-porn stance, I will always support Apple and their products.

  9. Bill Donaghy
    4 years ago

    I went Apple a few years ago and don't regret it. Great products and this just cinched it. Porn ruins romance, real love, families, and true masculinity. This also makes me want to go buy an iPad to support Apple. Well, I was already planning on that ;)

  10. Randy Magruder
    4 years ago

    The road to hell IS paved with good intentions (although I don't necessarily believe Steve has good intentions here). The solution here is to enact filters and parental controls, not to take it upon himself to be the be arbiter of what we may and may not look at on our phones. The idea that you will cede this control to a single person should frighten you. Today you are applauding because his decision aligns with you. But will you continue to applaud when something you care about is banned because STEVE considers it too controversial for the app store? Maybe hypothetically you hate abortion and someone makes an app that shows aborted fetuses. Steve decides that's inappropriate and blocks it from the app store. I'll grant most of us do not want such an app, but what I'm saying is that if you decide to cede this power and control to one entity, you are asking for a soft dictatorship.

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