October 13, 2010

Apple files Anti-Sexting Patent

TechCrunch has dug up a patent filed by Apple, which prevents users from sending or receiving “objectionable” text messages.

quotemarksright.jpgThe patent’s official title? “Text-based communication control for personal communication device” is meant to solve the problem that "there is currently “No way to monitor and control text communications to make them user appropriate. For example, users such as children may send or receive messages (intentionally or not) with parentally objectionable language.”

In one embodiment, the control application includes a parental control application.quotesmarksleft.jpg

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