Tim Cook Explains Why Apple Removed the Controversial Hong Kong Protest App

Apple has received quite a bit of flak on social media for giving in to the demand of the Chinese government and removing the HKmap.live app from the App Store. The app was being used by protestors in Hong Kong to keep track of police presence and locations where protests were taking place. Now, Apple’s CEO Tim Cook has sent an internal memo to employees clarifying as to why the app was removed from the App Store.

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