Today's Hard|Forum Post
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Sunday October 11, 2015

Apple Deactivates Its News App In China

It looks like Apple has disabled their news app because they haven’t figured out how to deal with the censorship laws there. With China as their "second-largest source of revenue after the US," it’s odd that they bothered making it available at all without first addressing what was probably expected.

Those in China who look at the top of the Apple News feed, which would normally display a list of selected articles based on a user’s preferred media, instead see an error message: "Can’t refresh right now. News isn’t supported in your current region."

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