It's just a quick-and-dirty app, most likely just for me. In general I agree with you - more natural names are much better for making code more understandable.
I'm in the US. We don't have any such law, although a while back some politician got some publicity by suggesting a ban on silent cameras.
The error message:
Any suggestions? The program works from the interpreter.
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "launcher.py", line 43, in <module>
File "default.py", line 4, in <module>
profiles.set_ap(1) # set silent profile
SymbianError: [Errno -46] KErrPermissionDenied