Apple bans app that warns Hong Kong citizens about police activity, again


Apple has banned HKmap.live — a Waze-like crowdsourced app used
by protestors in Hong Kong to track police movements in the city
state — once again. The company told Reuters the “app violated
its rules because it was used to ambush police and by criminals who
used it to victimize residents in areas with no law enforcement.”
Earlier this month, Apple had rejected HKmap.live, stating it “it
facilitates, enables, and encourages an activity that is not
legal,” but eventually reversed its decision last week and
approved the app to be listed on the App Store. As per a tweet
by…


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Apple bans app that warns Hong Kong citizens about police activity, again