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Apple restores promo codes for 17+ apps

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By Charles Starrett

Contributing Editor
Published: Monday, July 27, 2009
News Categories: Apps + Games

Apple has fixed what it once described as a “minor glitch” that kept iPhone developers from issuing promo codes for apps carrying a 17+ rating. iLounge reported in December that developers were unable to issue codes for adult-rated apps, which limited the promotional avenues available to such applications. At the time, we questioned whether the problem was due to an Apple attempt to limit promotion of 17+ titles, or a temporary bug that would be resolved in time. In any case, the company took over six months to fix the “glitch.”

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There had been indications somewhere that this may have been due to iTunes not displaying the usual “17+” content warnings when redeeming promo codes to “purchase” apps from the App Store, meaning that those users redeeming such promo codes would not be notified that they were actually downloading a 17+ app.

Posted by Jesse Hollington in Toronto on July 27, 2009 at 7:36 AM (PDT)

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This makes sense…I don’t mind ratings.

Posted by Yubin on July 27, 2009 at 3:49 PM (PDT)

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