By Jim Hoft
Published November 30, 2022 at 7:00am
Apple helped the Chinese Communists this month suppress the mass protests against the regime.
Sadly, the freedom protesters were not able to use AirDrop, a file-sharing feature on iPhones that allows users to share content in authoritarian states. Apple removed the feature in their latest update in China and did not notify users.
Apple is working with the communists now.
Anti-government protests flared in several Chinese cities and on college campuses over the weekend. But the country’s most widespread show of public dissent in decades will have to manage without a crucial communication tool, because Apple restricted its use in China earlier this month.
AirDrop, the file-sharing feature on iPhones and other Apple devices, has helped protestors in many authoritarian countries evade censorship. That’s because… Read full article