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Apple removes VPN apps from Chinese App Store

Apple removes VPN apps from Chinese App Store

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Apple has all the big VPN apps in China’s App Store achieved. This would enable users online blockages of the land around it.

The change was first noticed by ExpressVPN, a VPN provider outside of China is established. According to the company, all major VPN apps from the Chinese App Store removed.

With such a virtual private network users through China blocked web sites, such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, still visit.

ExpressVPN has shared a screenshot of a mail from Apple stating that the app was removed because ” the content contains what is illegal in China. In other countries continue to the VPN apps available. The provider says he is surprised and disappointed by the decision of Apple. “We find it very Apple of China’s measures for censorship supports.”

Earlier this month, came to Chinese providers from February 2018 compulsory would be to VPN’s to block. Was recently also provider GreenVPN all required activities in China to strike. By mobile providers to address would be VPN use on a larger scale can be stopped.

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