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Apple Sends iTunes Customers on One Infinite Loop

An apparent glitch with the iTunes Store left some customers stuck in a loop Sunday while trying to make new app purchases or downloads.

For just over an hour, customers were presented with a request to agree to a new set of terms and conditions and would be repeatedly presented with the screen even after clicking that they agreed.

The issue prompted a wave of frustration on Twitter, the most easily accessible place to vent frustrations these days.

The bug appears to now be resolved. An Apple representative did not immediately have a comment on the matter.


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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik