From Patently Apple’s “Apple & Social Media’s Acts to Suppress Free Speech have been condemned by the ALCU, Putin’s Opposition and more” posted Sunday:
Where was Mr. Cook’s outrage this summer when Black Lives Matter and Antifa were burning down businesses, looting, and beating people, in New York, in Wisconsin, Minneapolis and elsewhere? Not a single word from Mr. Cook that those actions and murders were wrong and shouldn’t have been part of a peaceful protest.
Apple’s CEO took his politics to the next level yesterday by ordering Parler to be banned in an effort to squash free speech in America. This was immediately condemned by the ACLU who warned of “Unchecked Power” after Facebook and Twitter suspended President Trump’s account…
If the EU Commission ever needed a clear-cut case of American Tech companies wielding too much power, this is it. The EU Commission already has the Apple App Store in its crosshairs for being a gatekeeper and the act of censorship could be what they need to justify the App Store being separated from Apple.
My take: I like to think of Patently Apple as a sister site, but I’ve never liked its political bent.