China to Summon Apple Over Live Streaming Apps [Report]

China to Summon Apple Over Live Streaming Apps [Report]

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Internet regulators in China are planning to summon Apple to urge the company to tighten checks on apps in its Apple Store, reports Xinhua News via Reuters.

The Beijing Cyberspace Administration, together with the Beijing Public Security Bureau and Beijing Cultural Market Administrative Law Enforcement Team, has already met representatives from Apple about the examination of live streaming apps from its app store, Xinhua said.

Apple has confirmed that it removed the New York Times app from the its App Store in China following a request from authorities. The Beijing Cyberspace Administration, Public Security Bureau, and Cultural Market Administrative Law Enforcement Teams have reportedly ordered three domestic live-streaming websites to rectify management loopholes.

The Chinese live streaming market is said to have produced revenues of over $4.36 billion last year.

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