APPLE BANS using phrases like “human rights”, “Dalai,” and "freedom of the press" in China and Hong Kong.
Apple is banning customers in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan from engraving political phrases on its devices — including references to voting rights, freedom of the press, political dissidents and Chinese history, according to NY Post.
Apple bans political engravings in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan https://t.co/HwrqMRqkh8— 艾未未Ai Weiwei (@aiww) September 9, 2021
The California-based tech giant’s Chinese customers looking to engrave gadgets like iPads, AirPods and Airtags are banned from using phrases like “human rights” and “Dalai,” a reference to the Dalai Lama. Apple also censors the number 8964, which commemorates the Tiananmen Square massacre, NY Post reports.