Apr 292019
 
 April 29, 2019  Posted by  Business, Online, Youth & Schools

Jonathan Shieber reports:

Apple is defending its removal of certain parental control apps from the iOS App Store in a new statement.

The company has come under fire for its removal of certain apps that were pitched as tools giving parents more control over their children’s screen-time, but that Apple said relied on technology that was too invasive for private use.

“We recently removed several parental control apps from the App Store, and we did it for a simple reason: they put users’ privacy and security at risk. It’s important to understand why and how this happened,” the company said in a statement.

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