“Apple and Google agreed to demands from the Russian government to remove a strategic voting app developed by opposition leader Alexei Navalny from the iOS and Android app stores.
Apple then disabled its Private Relay feature (which enhances web browsing privacy) for users in Russia. Google also removed YouTube videos giving advice on how to vote strategically in the elections.”
Big Tech will choose profit over democracy and human rights every time.
@aral you really missed on the bit where Telegram founder threw a poll "what's better: disable these bots for two days or be completely blocked in the country" and the first choice won
@aral Good to know that this only happens in Russia and China, whereas in illuminated western democracies, these players selflessly service society. </irony>
This is interesting considering how that worked out in the US Elections. Shows who has the power, or who tech titans prefer to be in power, for their own gain?
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