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Apple CEO Tim Cook Defends Blacklisting Hong Kong Protest Tracking App

Apple CEO Tim Cook has defended the company’s decision to blacklist an app tracking Hong Kong protest and police activity. One Hong Kong legislative counselor commented, “We Hongkongers will definitely look closely at whether Apple chooses to uphold its commitment to free expression and other basic human rights, or become an accomplice for Chinese censorship and oppression.”

Tim Cook, Apple CEO, in China

Swastika Still Stands As Apple Purges Confederate Flag

A day after Apple began the mass purge of applications depicting the Confederate flag, the Nazi Swastika is still featured prominently in some games. The choice to ban a purported symbol of slavery from historical games, but not of mass genocide, reveals how tech companies struggle to apply hate speech guidelines — often with strange inconsistency.

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