China asks Apple to "tighten control" of the apps in the App Store
According to the official news Agency Xinhua, authorities in the Chinese capital say they plan to appeal to American technological giant Apple "to tighten control" of the apps available in the App Store.
Law enforcement officials have met with Apple representatives on the learning of streaming apps in the App store, according to Xinhua news Agency. The challenge is part of the struggle with streaming platforms that are doing the cyberspace administration of Beijing public security Bureau and the administrative law enforcement in the field of culture. The report did not say when the meeting is.
Additional analysis - the latest example of how Chinese authorities intervene in the content that Apple offers consumers in the country. The most populous country in the world remains a key market for American tech firms. Against the background of falling iPhone sales in China Apple plans to sell more applications and services.
A year ago Chinese regulators shut down the services, Apple iBooks and iTunes Movies in the country. The agenda for this week came after authorities in Beijing have discovered that 3 Chinese web site violated the rules of the Internet, and the users transmit prohibited content on their platforms, reports Xinhua.
New rules that came into force at the end of last year, forbid users to stream content that can "endanger national security and undermine social stability".