Amazon's Chinese cloud service bows to state censorship days after Apple sparked controversy for removing VPNs used to evade online restrictions



Amazon is the latest multinational firm to bow to state censorship to continue selling its products in China.
The electronic commerce company, founded by Jeff Bezos in 1994, offers cloud based services within the secretive state's economy.
A controversial cybersecurity crackdown came into effect last month that tightened restrictions on freedom of speech online, imposing new rules on service providers.
Apple also sparked criticism in recent days after removing software from its app store that allowed internet users to skirt the country's controls.
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1 August 2017 in Science &Technology, Views: 59
Source: Daily Mail
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