Rock rejection

Or at least find the value in it.

Between The Apple Blog’s annoyance with books-as-applications and Booksquare’s rant about the newest ScrollMotion book app costing more than the hardcover edition,

When the ScrollMotion App and titles and prices were announced, I had one question for the publishers involved: are you on crack? Seriously, what were you smoking in that meeting?

I think I’m okay with getting banned by Apple.

I gotta find the cachet in having gotten banned. Somehow…

3 thoughts on “Rock rejection

  • January 11, 2009 at 9:05 pm

    You got banned by Apple? Holy crap, why? I find all the increasing levels of censorship on these proprietary reading devices, somewhat disturbing. This should be illegal.

  • January 11, 2009 at 9:49 pm

    Yes, in early December. Because of the F-word.

    Technically, it’s not censorship. They can put in their store whatever they want to. However, I do think it’s terribly short-sighted and I don’t understand the reasoning for banning books with the F-word and not explicit-lyricked music or R-rated movies.


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