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    Apple’s Response to Saudi App Controversy Indicates a Different Moral Standard for China

    In modern Saudi Arabia, an app that has been exploited (and partially designed) for a rather medieval purpose is currently available in the app stores of both Apple and Google. The Absher app is the official app of the Saudi Interior Ministry and…

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    Apple iPhone “Unbreakable” Encryption Is Breakable, According to Latest Reports

    News broke on Forbes today that a major government contractor in the United States found a way to crack the encryption on Apple’s ever-popular iPhone devices. Previously, Apple has been commended for their superior security, even fighting back against the United States’ prominent…

    Letter to Apple about VPNs in China.

    Apple’s Appeasement of the Chinese is History Repeating Itself

    Following up on our ongoing battle for an uncensored, free and open Internet, China continues to enlist American companies in assisting their unjust and oppressive practice of silencing critics who challenge the status quo by removing any free and uncensored platform to information. Last…

    Letter to Apple about VPNs in China.

    We Asked Apple for Transparency in China: Here’s What Happened

    As you may be aware, we recently joined forces with Greatfire.org and called on Apple to be more transparent in its response to China’s demand to remove VPNs from the country’s app store. We co-authored a letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook in which we outlined our…

    Letter to Apple about VPNs in China.

    Golden Frog and Greatfire.org Write Letter to Apple Denouncing Censorship, Urging Transparency

    Censorship in China has been escalating recently, as the government steadily increases control over the Internet. In conjunction with this activity, many foreign companies are complying with censorship – the most notable of which is Apple. Apple recently pulled VPN apps from their…

    Apple participates in censorship by removing VPN apps from China App Store.

    Mr. Cook, Where is the Censorship Red Line for Apple?

    Tim Cook addressed Apple removing 60+ major VPN apps from its China App Store last weekend on this week’s Apple Q3 earnings call: “We would obviously rather not remove the apps, but like we do in other countries, we follow the law wherever we do business….

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    Apple Removes VyprVPN and Other Major VPN Apps From China App Store

    We received notification from Apple today, July 28, 2017 at 10:53PM CST, that the VyprVPN iOS app “will be removed from the China App Store because it includes content that is illegal in China for legal reasons.” Early research and news reports indicate…

    Apple Encryption Debate Versus Government

    FBI Drops Case Against Apple; Hacks Encrypted iPhone Itself

    The United States Department of Justice (FBI) officially dropped their case against Apple. The Department of Justice was able to access data on the encrypted iPhone with help from a third party. In a motion to vacate, the DOJ stated that “The government has…

    Apple Encryption Debate Versus Government

    Apple-FBI Hearing Postponed at Request of Justice Department

    The anticipated Apple v. FBI hearing scheduled to take place today has been postponed. A federal court in California approved the postponement, which was filed less than 24 hours prior to the start of the trial. The request to postpone came from the…

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    Show Your Support for Encryption – Sign the Save Security Petition Now

    Do you care about the Apple v. FBI battle? Do you support strong encryption with no backdoors? Do you care about your privacy? If the answer to any of these questions is “yes,” it’s time to take action. Fight for the Future has…