26 April 2019

Apple under fire after axing China anti-firewall app, BBC says

Chinese web users have criticized Apple after the company pulled an iPhone app which enabled users to bypass firewalls and access restricted internet sites, BBC News reported Thursday. The developers of the free app, OpenDoor, are said to have written to Apple protesting against the move. Apple has said in the past that it requires iPhone app developers to ensure that their apps “comply with all legal requirements in any location where they are made available to users”.

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