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Michael Tsai – Blog – Apple forces telegram to close channels run by Belarusian protesters



Scott Chipolina (via Old Unix Geek, Hacker News):

Apple requests that Telegram close three channels used in Belarus to reveal the identities of individuals belonging to the Belarusian authoritarian regime that can oppress civilians.

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These channels are a tool for Belarusian citizens protesting the recent rigged presidential election, but with a centralized entity like Apple calling the shots in its own App Store, there is little protesters can do about it.

Earlier:

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