James Joyce's Ulysses is one of the most famously banned books of the 20th century. But while the U.S. legal system has basically given up on the regulation of sexually explicit literature, Apple is keeping up the pressure. The U.K. edition of Macworld reports that the creators of "Ulysses Seen," a
graphic-novel web-comic adaptation of Joyce's masterwork, had to remove nudity from their pages in order to win Apple's approval to sell the work to iPad owners.
Said one of the authors: "While the first chapter of the book, the one now at iTunes, doesn't contain 'offensive language' our comic does have frank nudity. Something we figured we might have to pixelate or cover with 'fig leaves.' But Apple's policy prohibits even that. So we were forced to either scrap the idea of moving to the tablet with Apple or re-design our pages."
Below is one of the modified pages. You can find the (deeply unshocking) original here (scroll down).
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