Apple to block iPhone users from filming live events (and plans also to block “sexting”)

No dirty texts? What if you want to send your honey a hot little reminiscence, or a dirty joke?

Sorry, Apple won’t allow it.

MCM

Now Apple wants to block iPhone users from filming live events with their smartphone
By DAILY MAIL REPORTER
Last updated at 1:27 PM on 16th June 2011

* Holding up an iPhone will trigger infra-red sensors installed at the venue
* These instruct the device to shut down its camera

The days of filming a live concert or sporting event on your iPhone may soon be a distant memory.

Apple is developing software that will sense when a smartphone user is trying to record a live event, and then switch off the device’s camera.

Anybody holding up their iPhone will find it triggers infra-red sensors installed at the venue.

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1 thought on “Apple to block iPhone users from filming live events (and plans also to block “sexting”)”

  1. there is no question that steve jobs is a genius and one of the most important persons of our era. he is on record as saying that “the big difference between apple and microsoft is that back when bil gates was doing speed, me and woz were dropping acid. so where has that spirit gone? he has become increasingly censorious and downright prudish! go away, steve, get your anti-sex problem out of our lives… who asked you to censor us with electronic totalitarianism? how is apple to establish the nature of what we are fiiming or texting without a massive NSA style surveillance system at work?

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