Apple Censors 'Jailbreak' in U.S. iTunes Results

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Screenshot of U.S. iTunes result. Image: Shoutpedia

The latest bad word in Apple’s dictionary: jailbreak.

Apple has begun censoring the word in its U.S. iTunes store, with some results showing up as “j*******k,” Shoutpedia reports. However, screenshots from international stores (below, South Africa’s iTunes store) show the word is uncensored and intact elsewhere.

Screenshot of iTunes store in South Africa. Image: Shoutpedia

What’s the reasoning? No official word from Apple yet.

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