Has Apple bowed to Chinese government pressure? AirDrop messaging now limited for local protestors


Apple has reportedly altered the way AirDrop works in China in an attempt to limit the spread of posters opposing Xi Jinping and the Chinese government. The change will also be rolled out to international iPhones in the coming year, Apple says.

The change will limit the amount of time an iPhone can receive files from anyone over AirDrop to just 10 minutes. Previously, there was no time limit.

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