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08/01/2017: Apple plays along with China’s Great Firewall
Jul 31, 2017

08/01/2017: Apple plays along with China’s Great Firewall

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As part of China's tightened restrictions on internet access, Apple is pulling out a bunch of its virtual private network (VPN) services from its App Store in China, and one of those includes VypyrVPN. The president of the VPN's maker, Golden Frog, joined us to talk about Apple's decision, which he says suggests they value "profits over human rights." Afterwards, we'll discuss two Facebook bots that developed their own method of communication — one that even their own builders didn't understand. 


As part of China’s tightened restrictions on internet access, Apple is pulling out a bunch of its virtual private network (VPN) services from its App Store in China, and one of those includes VypyrVPN. The president of the VPN’s maker, Golden Frog, joined us to talk about Apple’s decision, which he says suggests they value “profits over human rights.” Afterwards, we’ll discuss two Facebook bots that developed their own method of communication — one that even their own builders didn’t understand. 

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