Apple has banned HKmap.live — a Waze-like crowdsourced app used by protestors in Hong Kong to track police movements in the city state — merely days after approving it. The company told Reuters it made the decision after consulting with local authorities and that the “app violated its rules because it was used to ambush police and by criminals who used it to victimize residents in areas with no law enforcement.” As it stands, HKmap.live’s web version is still accessible on the iPhone. Earlier this month, Apple had rejected HKmap.live, stating it “it facilitates, enables, and encourages an activity that is not legal,” but…

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Apple bans app that warns Hong Kong citizens about police activity, again
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