Apple has been awarded a patent that can keep you from sending or receiving "objectionable" text-messages. The patent, filed in January of 2008 and approved today, will allow certain content to be filtered, based on parental controls.
8:08 am on Oct 14, 2010 (gmt 0)
it will take @b0ut 1 m1nut3 f0r ch1ldr3n t0 g3t p@s+ +h3 $3x f1l+3r.
8:48 am on Oct 14, 2010 (gmt 0)
LOL, that's a good impression. ;)
11:21 am on Oct 14, 2010 (gmt 0)
Tell a kid they can't have it and we're putting an app for that to prevent it the kids will say kewl! I really want that forbidden stuff now! Mom---dad---there's a hack for that!
4:24 pm on Oct 14, 2010 (gmt 0)
And is filtering content based parental controls really patentable?
5:01 pm on Oct 14, 2010 (gmt 0)
I almost wasted time looking to see how many "chit" processing patents have been taken out... then realized I might have to invest 5,000 years reading through all of them. :)