US Senator request Apple to remove DUI checkpoint like App

After the gay community has protested against Apple to remove ‘Gay Cure’ app, now a group of US senator are writing to Apple convincing them to remove iPhone apps that provide DUI ( Driving Under Influence) checkpoint location from the App Store.

Some of the particulars iPhone apps like Trapster alert device user where about the speed traps, red light, speed cameras and other law enforcement checkpoints so that they can manage to avoid them.

According to CNET, U.S. Senators writes to Apple’s senior vice president of iPhone software, Scott Forstall.

“More than 10,000 Americans are dying in drunk-driving accident every year,and now avialing access to iPhone and iPad applications which remind users to DUI checkpoints is dangerous to public safety. We know that your company shares our desire to end the scourge of drunk driving and we therefore would ask you to remove these applications from your store.”


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