The Sun UK newspaper launches on iPad with page 3 boobs

Apple approved and launched The Sun newspaper app on the iPad yesterday in the UK.

The application replicates a daily edition of The Sun newspaper and also includes the famous "Page 3" models. The British tabloid newspaper has been publishing Page 3 girls since 1970. Consisting of a topless photo of a female glamour model, the feature lends its name from the tradition of publishing the photograph on the newspaper's third page.

What's surprising about this addition is that Apple has approved what many would classify - soft pornography. Apple famously rejected an app from the store in 2009 which included The Sun newspaper. Why the change of heart? Apple says it's down to the fact customers must confirm they are 17 or over to view what's classed as "age-restricted material". Steve Jobs, Apple CEO, famously stated that "folks who want porn can buy an Android phone", in a reply to an email. Looks like that might not be the case anymore. We've included a screenshot of the app below and have covered up Rosie, 19 from Middlesex to maintain her dignity.

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Future Newowin News Update: Apple finds out about page 3 and pulls app from the store for violating their terms of service

lol

winrez said,
Future Newowin News Update: Apple finds out about page 3 and pulls app from the store for violating their terms of service

lol

I give the app 3 days before Apple will ask for the page 3 boobs to be removed.

So as long as you pay apple enough, you can have porn on your app... or is it you can have porn on your app as long as there are fake news articles beside it? Is there a Playboy App? If not, how did they lose out and The Sun didn't?
Apple has some very very odd rules... only apple can understand.

Dignity? When did Neowin become a trumpet for conservatism? She's voluntarily topless in hundreds of newspapers across England and online. This has nothing to do with her dignity, it has to do with your editorial decisions.

SoulEata said,
Dignity? When did Neowin become a trumpet for conservatism? She's voluntarily topless in hundreds of newspapers across England and online. This has nothing to do with her dignity, it has to do with your editorial decisions.

I really wish I could rate your comment. I would give it 100 gold stars... Wait I guess I just did rate it

Jobs knew his "freedom from porn" world will never exist.... or he just wanted more people to buy Apple crap.

Why does anyone care? You can download terabytes of boobies for free on this thing called the internet.

At least that's what I've heard.

nekkidtruth said,
I call B.S.!!! She's CLEARLY not british. Where are her horse teeth?!

Overpaid dentist stole them.

DFXThomas said,
Since when is a topless girl porn? Or R rated? Americans are crazy ;-) !

I totally agree, man. If there were more topless girls everywhere, the world would be a better place. Radicals and extremists alike would see all the tits and they'd be like "hey why are we fighting, there are boobs everywhere, what more do we need?"

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