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US games company Blizzard kowtows to Beijing by banning gamer who dared to bring up Hong Kong

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Re: Blizzard Streisand

"Apple just pulled an app that let HK'ers track police whereabouts"

While I can see where that maybe useful, I think tracking the police oversteps a line both legally and morally.

While it can be used to help protesters avoid police, it could also be used to rally protesters to specific locations either as part of an escalation in violence or as a trap for protesters.

I'm not sure I would class this as Apple censorship - I think any decision they could have made would have been viewed by one or more sides as wrong but the route they have taken means they can't be accused of causing violence.

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