Apple removes Skype from China App Store

Apple Inc said on Tuesday it has removed several apps including Skype, Microsoft Corp’s internet phone call and messaging service, from its app store in China after the country’s government pointed to violations of local laws.

Apple has to abide by the laws of the countries it operates in.

  • GS

    Exactly. Unfortunately if the U.S. is successful with requiring backdoor access to encrypted devices they will have to do the same here.

    • USA is a democracy, people have a say. Yeah! I forgot, most people do not care. So, in the end…

  • jqlive

    Yes. But whenever I read one of these stories. I ask myself, Where’s the line of morality for Apple? When does Apple stop caring about profit, and begins to think about basic human rights.