Apple has a problem with ProtonVPN wanting to challenge governments


The founder of ProtonVPN, Andy Yen, has jumped onto a soapbox to lambaste Apple over a decision to block an update of the app over its description.

Whether it is challenging governments, educating the public, or training journalists, we have a long history of helping bring online freedom to more people around the world, stated the text an Apple app reviewer had an issue with.

The reviewer suggested the text be modified to not “encourage users to bypass geo-restrictions or content limitations”.

Yen used the rejection to claim Apple was stymieing rights in Myanmar, which is in the midst of a brutal crackdown following a coup last month. The founder said the company had used the description for months already.

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