Apple has rejected Drivetrain, an iPhone app that controls Transmission.
Turns out it’s not even because it requires a companion desktop app, which was previously used as grounds for rejection (despite the existence of Apple’s own «Remote»), but because «this category of applications» is frequently used for infringing copyright.
Here’s another application frequently used for infringing copyright: iPod.
And then there was this:
If you’re wondering why Eucalyptus is not yet available, it’s currently in the state of being «rejected» for distribution on the iPhone App Store. This is due to the fact that it’s possible, after explicitly searching for them, to find, download from the Internet, and then read texts that Apple deems «objectionable». The example they have given me is a Victorian text-only translation of the Kama Sutra of Vatsyayana.
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