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Apple cracks down on CallKit-enabled apps in China's App Store

28 days ago   |   By Ars Technica

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A new group of apps in China's App Store is facing scrutiny from Apple. According to a report from 9to5Mac, the iPhone maker is curtailing apps with CallKit framework due to a "newly enforced regulation" from the Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology. Apple started sending notices to developers whose apps use the CallKit framework, notifying them that CallKit functionality isn't allowed in China due to the new regulations. Developers reportedly have two options: remove CallKit framework from their apps, or remove their apps from China's App Store entirely.
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Apple pulls CallKit apps from China's App Store, again appeasing government

Apple pulls CallKit apps from China's App Store, again appeasing government

28 days ago   |   By VentureBeat

Spurred by China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, Apple has started to pull apps from the Chinese App Store for integrating CallKit - a telephone interface introduced by Apple in iOS 10. Developers have been told that the Ministry “requested that CallKit functionality be deactivated in all apps available on the C...
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Apple removing CallKit apps from China, because China

Apple removing CallKit apps from China, because China

28 days ago   |   By iMore

Newly enforced government regulations is prompting Apple to remove CallKit - i.e. integrated VoIP - apps from the China App Store.
According to developers, regulations being enforced by the China Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, is prompting Apple to remove CallKit-enabled apps from the China App Store. (Apple's CallKit frameworks let voice-over-IP apps integrate into the built-in Phone app, from dialer to call history list.)
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Apple has started sending notices to developers who offer apps in China with CallKit integration. The notice explains that apps cannot...
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Apple removes apps using the CallKit framework because of Chinese regulations

28 days ago   |   By Beta News

Apple has bowed to pressure from China and started to remove apps from the App Store that use the CallKit framework. There are strict cybersecurity laws in place in China which has already see VPN tools banned and led to a brief suspension of the popular WeChat app. While no specific reason has been given for the crackdown on the CallKit framework, it is suspected to be related to VoIP functionality. See also: Apple clamps down on apps that share location data with third parties Apple tells developers that apps must support iPhone X notch from July Apple's purchase of...
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