Israel to Apple: Take down ‚Third Intifada‘ app

22.06.2011                      20.Siwan, 5771

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Israel to Apple: Take down 'Third Intifada' app

Minister Eli Edelstein asks Apple's founder Steve Jobs to remove the app, which alerts users of upcoming events and features pictures of martyrs.

Computer giant Apple has authorized an application called "The Third Palestinian Intifada," which updates users on upcoming protests, features articles critical of Israel and pictures of martyrs, Army Radio reported Tuesday.
Yuli Edelstein, Minister of Public Affairs and the Diaspora, who recently successfully lobbied to remove a Facebook page of the same name, sent a letter to Apple founder Steve Jobs demanding the application be removed. "From browsing through the articles, stories and photographs that appear in the app, it is clear that this is an anti-Israeli and anti-Zionist application that in fact, as its name suggests, calls for an uprising against Israel," Edelstein wrote….