Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 30th Jul 2017 20:56 UTC
Apple

China appears to have received help on Saturday from an unlikely source in its fight against tools that help users evade its Great Firewall of internet censorship: Apple.

Software made by foreign companies to help users skirt the country's system of internet filters has vanished from Apple's app store on the mainland.

Profit over people is entirely normal for large corporations like Apple. They rarely choose the other way around.

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RE: Censorship
by mistersoft on Mon 31st Jul 2017 17:39 UTC in reply to "Censorship"
mistersoft
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2011-01-05

very well put

makes me think - in the U.S. at least, could these walled garden-jails ultimately risk treading on 1st Amendment/Freedom of speech rights if they go too far ?

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