Sep 162011
 September 16, 2011  Business, Non-U.S.

Shan Li reports:

After outrage from activists and religious groups, Apple has removed an app called Jew or not Jew from its App Store in France, stirring up more debate about the company’s content guidelines.

The app asks users to identify whether a French politician or other celebrities are Jewish. Apple pulled the app after several anti-racism and Jewish groups objected, citing French laws that ban the identification of a person’s religion without their consent or compiling data about people’s religious beliefs.


The app is still for sale in other countries, including the US, where it’s priced at $US1.99.

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