Apple Rejects Cruel App

November 2013

After PETA told Apple about the problems with the impending application for Backyard Brains’ RoboRoach app, Apple rejected the app, which would have allowed people to control the movement of living cockroaches after surgically implanting devices into them.

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE

— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind