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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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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work