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A global Christian ministry published an application for the iOS platform, particularly for iPhone users, to help those "struggling with unwanted same-sex attraction". This 'gay-cure' application was only downloaded a few thousand times, with more than 150,000 people signing an online petition urging Apple to take down the software from its application stores.
Eventually, after a few days and the 150,000 signatures -- though it was clear public opinion had some impact on Apple's decision -- Apple took down the application citing reasons that it "violates the company's prohibitions against objectionable content". You did read the slide on the porn-cabal, right?
Apple's default comment to journalists seems to be 'no comment', as any reporter or hack will tell you. Though Steve Jobs will personally reply to some emails sent by readers, both Jobs and Apple shroud themselves in secrecy -- especially in the run-up to product launches.
The New York Times even suggested that Apple's secrecy ethos even resulted in sending out mis-information to bloggers and columnists.
'Antennagate' came about with a series of stories that suggested that the new Apple iPhone 4 would lose signal if it was held in a particular way.
Apple eventually came out and said, that 'Antennagate' was not unique to Apple but nevertheless quashed it all but overnight by 'admitting' to a problem that, was probably, mostly invented by the media in the first place.