Today there are actually still hundreds of VPN apps on the App Store, including hundreds by developers that are outside China, and so there continues to be VPN apps available.
Aug 02, 2017 · Apple CEO Tim Cook defended the iPhone maker’s decision last weekend to remove several virtual private network (VPN) services from the local App Store …
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Apple’s Tim Cook says removal of VPN apps from Chinese App Store was unavoidable 0. phoneArena posted on 02 Aug 2017, 06:38 Apple’s CEO Tim Cook tried to respond to criticism related to the removal of these VPN apps from the Chinese App Store.
As usual, Cook fielded plenty of different questions, one of which was focused on the recent revelation that Apple had removed a variety of different virtual private network (VPN) apps from its iOS App Store in China. At the time Apple hadn’t commented on the move, but many speculated that the crack down on VPN apps from the Chinese government –which now tasks developers to get approval from the …
Over the weekend, Apple came under some heavy criticism for removing some VPN apps from its App Store over in China at the behest of the government, so it’s perhaps not surprising to see that
CEO Tim Cook has defended Apple’s decision to remove VPN software from its China App Store, in compliance with the Chinese Government’s demands.
The recent removal of some VPN apps from Apple’s App Store in China has prompted criticism, with some accusing Apple of bowing to pressure from Beijing …
Apple CEO Tim Cook has defended the tech giant’s controversial move to remove some virtual private network (VPN) apps from its China App Store, saying that Apple is complying with the country’s laws.
Apple had no choice but to remove VPN apps from its app store in China due to government demands, CEO Tim Cook said. CEO Tim Cook defends controversial decision.
These VPN apps made their way to the region’s App Store in July, and were removed shortly following the regulations which required such apps to go through the Chinese government first. The letter talks about how Apple could be enabling China’s censorship laws that disallow users from using the internet freely and anonymously.