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Thread: Russian iTunes Users Getting an Eyeful With Porn Advertising Bug [NSFW]

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    Default Russian iTunes Users Getting an Eyeful With Porn Advertising Bug [NSFW]


    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
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    Time to get an iTunes Russia account......

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ambi_Valence View Post
    Time to get an iTunes Russia account......
    Hahahahahahaha

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    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!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by bcrx7 View Post
    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.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ambi_Valence View Post
    Time to get an iTunes Russia account......
    And figure out if it accepts us currency or how I can exchange for iTunes

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    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!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Icepecks View Post
    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

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    Why is the advertisement in English?

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    Quote Originally Posted by thazsar View Post
    Why is the advertisement in English?
    You noticed what language it was in? Shame on you!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ambi_valence View Post
    you noticed what language it was in? Shame on you!!
    lol

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    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)

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    Last edited by saleen_GT; 12-05-2012 at 05:17 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by luvmytj View Post
    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

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ambi_Valence View Post
    You noticed what language it was in? Shame on you!!
    Everything else was censored... Lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ambi_Valence View Post
    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!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by bcrx7 View Post
    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

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    Quote Originally Posted by thazsar View Post
    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.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bcrx7 View Post
    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

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    Time to move to Russia haha

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