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Liberals, conservatives hammer Apple for removing Hong Kong app

12 days ago   |   By Politico

U.S. lawmakers on both sides of the aisle lambasted Apple and its CEO Tim Cook over the iPhone maker's decision to remove an app that allowed protesters in Hong Kong to track the movements of police. "Apple is yet another capitalist who'll sell rope to communists to hang us," Sen. Tom Cotton tweeted Thursday morning. "An authoritarian regime is violently suppressing its own citizens who are fighting for democracy," Sen. Ron Wyden added. "Apple just sided with them." The criticisms come after Apple and Google, which owns the Android smartphone operating system, have removed apps related to...
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Apple pulls app used to track Hong Kong police after China paper's criticism

Apple pulls app used to track Hong Kong police after China paper's criticism

12 days ago   |   By Reuters

Apple Inc has removed an app that helped Hong Kong protesters track police movements, saying it was used to ambush law enforcement, following sharp criticism of the U.S. tech giant by a Chinese state newspaper for allowing the software.
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Apple Pulls Map App Used by Hong Kong Protesters to Track Police After Pressure from Beijing

12 days ago   |   By Slate

"Is Apple helping Hong Kong rioters engage in more violence?" asked the People's Daily.
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