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Apple Bows to Pressure and Lists Crimea as Part of Russia in Maps

[2019-11-27 21:15:00]

Earlier today, Moscow-based BBC journalist Will Vernon noticed that Apple appears to have quietly ceded to Russia’s stance on Crimea by redrawing national borders on the Russian version of its Maps app and labeling the region as “Russia.” When viewed from the US, Crimea is listed simply as “Crimea” and no home country…...

Apple Bows to Pressure and Lists Crimea as Part of Russia in Maps


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