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June 10, 2011
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Apple to stop accepting DUI checkpoint apps

DUI function of some apps troubled some police agencies

By Larry Copeland
USA TODAY

It's getting harder for tech-savvy drivers to pinpoint the locations of police drunken-driving checkpoints: Apple will ban from its online store future applications that inform users of checkpoints not publicized by police.

The move comes three months after four Democratic U.S. senators Charles Schumer of New York, Harry Reid of Nevada, Frank Lautenberg of New Jersey and Tom Udall of New Mexico asked three smartphone manufacturers to quit selling such downloadable apps or to remove the DUI checkpoint function.

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