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    http://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/patri...390563133?mt=8

    A new app has been release called the 'patriotapp'

    It encourages you to spy and report on your neighbours wrongdoings - very police state like.

    How does it make you feel, would you like a UK app like this to be released?

    Post your views.
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    Useless app.
    Calling 999 probably takes less time.
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    Didnt they block the playboy app?
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    (Original post by WhatamIdoing)
    Useless app.
    Calling 999 probably takes less time.
    I very much doubt they are trying to get americans to use this as a replacement it seems to be used more for 'snitching' just read the description:

    Key Features:
    Integrated into Federal Agencies points of contacts
    FBI
    EPA
    GAO
    CDC
    Custom integration with user employers
    Fully integrated with Social Media (Facebook, Twitter)
    Multiple menus and data fields
    View FBI Most Wanted
    Simple graphical user interface
    Uses:
    Enable citizens to record and communicate:
    National Security, Suspicious activities, Crime
    Government Waste
    Environmental Crime or possible violations
    White collar crime
    Workplace harassment, discrimination, or other violations
    Public Health concerns


    PatriotApp encourages active citizen participation in the War on Terror and in protecting their families and surrounding communities.
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    Have I stubbled into 1984?
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    (Original post by Nick Longjohnson)
    Didnt they block the playboy app?
    yes they did.
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    (Original post by Fragile_Illusions)
    Have I stubbled into 1984?
    Exactly what i was thinking very Orwellian.
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    THIS is ok, but not a little softcore porn?

    **** me, apple needs to get its policy straight.
    That, or steve jobs needs a good ****.
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    Feel like I'm in communist Russia
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    Didn't realise we're in East Germany.
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    (Original post by lonelykatana)
    THIS is ok, but not a little softcore porn?

    **** me, apple needs to get its policy straight.
    That, or steve jobs needs a good ****.

    Well it was posted by the US gov. So its not like they can deny it hehe:dots:
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    (Original post by Nick Longjohnson)
    Didnt they block the playboy app?
    I don't know, but my friend has a 'nipple tassle' app and a 'suicide girls' app where you play a game to try and shag the suicide girl haha.
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    (Original post by Seble)
    Well it was posted by the US gov. So its not like they can deny it hehe:dots:
    hahaha bloody good point
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    This seems to be the beginning of something big thats happening...
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    (Original post by Seble)
    http://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/patri...390563133?mt=8

    A new app has been release called the 'patriotapp'

    It encourages you to spy and report on your neighbours wrongdoings - very police state like.

    How does it make you feel, would you like a UK app like this to be released?

    Post your views.
    Here's hoping Wikileaks ****s it up.
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    The London underground is full of posters urging the public to report all suspicious behaviour, The Met police consistently run radio campaigns asking for people to participate in the war on Terrorism by being vigilant and reporting stuff. It's the same in the USA only more so. This patriot ap, while stuffed chock full with potential for misuse, merely brings existing government thinking in the US in to line with the capabilities of current technology. I don't think there's anything wrong with the ap if they genuinely have people willing to sit and filter through all the rubbish they're going to get sent, or tbh anything wrong with reporting crime. There's a difference between snitching on your mates in instances of minor (non criminal) disobedience to an authority figure (say a manager at work) and passing on information about, say, a violent assault.
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    Hello iPhone, just thought I should let you know may neighbours are ill and that the CDC might want to know about it...
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    (Original post by Boobies.)
    I don't know, but my friend has a 'nipple tassle' app and a 'suicide girls' app where you play a game to try and shag the suicide girl haha.
    :rofl: Nice

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