- Oct 27, 2017
Seems like Apple wants to get in on the action:
Apple removes app used in Hong Kong protests after pressure from China
“This app violates our guidelines and local laws.”
By Sam Byford@345triangle Oct 10, 2019, 12:32am EDT
Apple has removed HKmap.live, a crowdsourced mapping app widely used by Hong Kong residents, from the App Store. The app and accompanying web service has been used to mark the locations of police and inform about street closures during the ongoing pro-democracy protests that have engulfed Hong Kong this year.
Apple initially rejected HKmap.live from the App Store earlier this month, then reversed its decision a few days later. Now it has reversed its reversal.