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Cook Caves To China: Apple Deletes Police-Tracking App Used In Hong Kong Protests More violent protests are expected in Hong Kong this weekend. Shopping malls, restaurants, and the city's metro have already made emergency plans to close early.
To avoid conversely, due to if a Hong Kong Police Force and or People's Liberation Army Hong Kong personnel is severely injured or dies in the unrest, Apple has swiftly removed a police-tracking app from the App Store, reported Reuters.
The app, called HKmap.live, has been widely used by protestors to crowdsource real-time locations of law enforcement personnel in Hong Kong.
“Apple chose to approve the app in the App Store in Hong Kong at this point.
The political crisis intensified last weekend when protestors took to the streets on Saturday and Sunday.