Here’s a quick update to a story we ran the other day about Apple removing games with the Confederate Flag from their App Store. It looks like at least one of those games, Ultimate General:Gettysburg, has been reinstated:
Ultimate General is back. Unchanged.
After several late night phone calls with Apple yesterday and today the… http://t.co/Ce7f2q9mMP
— Ultimate Strategy Games (@GeneralUltimate) June 26, 2015
It’s good to see Apple saw the light, at least in this case. We should remain vigilant, however. We don’t know what is going to get censored next. It might be the Confederate Flag again, or it could be some other “problematic” theme. No matter what, censorship is bad. The quicker these companies and online marketplaces learn that, the better.