1. Phillip Swanson's Avatar


    Well, Apple’s iTunes 11 launch in Russia is going swimmingly.

    The issue, as you can see above, is that iTunes is actively advertising porn to Russian users. Hilarious? Yes. A problem? Maybe. IPhone.ru speculates that the issue is a simple placeholder link error.

    “most likely, the problem arises because of links: the people responsible for iTunes, put the “temporary” link type xx.xx.xx. That’s just such a site exists, and, as we have seen today, has nothing to do with the ideals of the company. Waiting for the fix.” — iPhone.ru
    Reports of iTunes outages have circulated since the latest version’s launch yesterday, but it’s unclear if the Russian faux pas is associated with the outages. If the fix is as simple as changing some links, expect the ads to disappear soon if they haven’t already.

    Source: 9to5Mac, iPhone.ru
    Last edited by Phillip Swanson; 2012-12-05 at 07:30 PM.
    2012-12-05 07:27 PM
  2. Ambi_Valence's Avatar
    Time to get an iTunes Russia account......
    2012-12-05 07:32 PM
  3. amenter18's Avatar
    Time to get an iTunes Russia account......
    Hahahahahahaha
    2012-12-05 07:48 PM
  4. bcrx7's Avatar
    Seriously, who thinks it's a good idea to post that picture on the main page of the site. Can you please edit your entry so the picture only shows up once you have clicked on the blog. I visit this site often and don't really need a picture with XXX written all over it show up. Common sense!!!
    2012-12-05 08:21 PM
  5. luvmytj's Avatar
    Seriously, who thinks it's a good idea to post that picture on the main page of the site. Can you please edit your entry so the picture only shows up once you have clicked on the blog. I visit this site often and don't really need a picture with XXX written all over it show up. Common sense!!!
    Are you serious? It is a news story... get over it.
    2012-12-05 08:28 PM
  6. fanboyfanboy's Avatar
    Time to get an iTunes Russia account......
    And figure out if it accepts us currency or how I can exchange for iTunes
    2012-12-05 08:39 PM
  7. Icepecks's Avatar
    Don't be ridiculous it's only 3 letters and they have alas edited the ladies's breasts, come on it's XXXmas after all!
    2012-12-05 08:58 PM
  8. regkilla's Avatar
    Don't be ridiculous it's only 3 letters and they have alas edited the ladies's breasts, come on it's XXXmas after all!
    exactly
    2012-12-05 09:03 PM
  9. thazsar's Avatar
    Why is the advertisement in English?
    2012-12-05 09:48 PM
  10. Ambi_Valence's Avatar
    Why is the advertisement in English?
    You noticed what language it was in? Shame on you!!
    2012-12-05 10:22 PM
  11. shigh's Avatar
    you noticed what language it was in? Shame on you!!
    lol
    2012-12-05 11:20 PM
  12. LOD-squa's Avatar
    So, let me get this straight, NSFW yet the picture shows up in the main page? (Yes I understand the picture is edited, just amusing)
    2012-12-05 11:30 PM
  13. saleen_GT's Avatar
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    Last edited by saleen_GT; 2012-12-06 at 12:17 AM.
    2012-12-06 12:14 AM
  14. Mrteacup's Avatar
    Are you serious? It is a news story... get over it.
    Well his family doesn't exactly see that it's an article and not porn
    2012-12-06 12:22 AM
  15. bmwraw8482's Avatar
    You noticed what language it was in? Shame on you!!
    Everything else was censored... Lol
    2012-12-06 01:23 AM
  16. thazsar's Avatar
    You noticed what language it was in? Shame on you!!
    I can only be aroused by a Black Box for so long and then I have to move on!!! Hahaha!

    I wonder if in Russia they advertise mail-order American wives?!?!

    ...and, seriously, why is it all in English if its Russian iTunes??? I think, instead, Phillip had a fun time scouring the Internet for a pic he could Photoshop onto 'his' personal computer's iTunes! LOL!!!
    2012-12-06 04:37 AM
  17. xhazex9x's Avatar
    Seriously, who thinks it's a good idea to post that picture on the main page of the site. Can you please edit your entry so the picture only shows up once you have clicked on the blog. I visit this site often and don't really need a picture with XXX written all over it show up. Common sense!!!
    Really bro? Chill out its a news story if anyone around is dumb enough to think ur watching porn then all you need to do is show the story dont be a pussy
    2012-12-06 04:56 AM
  18. spazturtle's Avatar
    I can only be aroused by a Black Box for so long and then I have to move on!!! Hahaha!

    I wonder if in Russia they advertise mail-order American wives?!?!

    ...and, seriously, why is it all in English if its Russian iTunes??? I think, instead, Phillip had a fun time scouring the Internet for a pic he could Photoshop onto 'his' personal computer's iTunes! LOL!!!
    On the russian iTunes they used xxx.xxx as a place holder, xxx.xxx turns out to be a porn site that is in english.
    2012-12-06 02:21 PM
  19. *T*'s Avatar
    Seriously, who thinks it's a good idea to post that picture on the main page of the site. Can you please edit your entry so the picture only shows up once you have clicked on the blog. I visit this site often and don't really need a picture with XXX written all over it show up. Common sense!!!
    What the hell? Just because it has XXX written on it its suddenly the end of the world. Honestly, I've seen worse in the hallway at my high school. You can go shelter yourself in a nice little room where everything in the world is fine and dandy and censored and shielded and completely G rated. It's a human body part for gods sake
    2012-12-07 04:33 AM
  20. Sk8r4life66's Avatar
    Time to move to Russia haha
    2012-12-07 07:25 AM
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