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Two Sides to Apple’s China Story

Tim Culpan has a fair take on Apple’s removal of VPN apps from the iOS App Store in China:

By removing the means by which users skirt the Great Firewall, Apple is actually “aiding China’s censorship efforts,” because it is doing some of the hard work for the government.

By removing the means by which users skirt the great firewall, Apple is not really “aiding China’s censorship efforts,” but merely following the law by halting access to unlicensed apps.

Monday, 31 July 2017