The incident personally commented the head of the Apple app store.
The application Telegram has been removed from the App Store because of distribution of child pornography. It is reported by 9to5mac, citing response of the head of the App Store, Phil Schiller.
“After checking the existence of the illegal content, the team withdrew the app from the store, warned the developer and notify appropriate authorities”, – is spoken in the answer of Schiller user Telegram to the question about the reasons for the removal of messenger.
This content was child pornography.
“We have zero tolerance for activities that endanger children – child pornography tops the list of what should not happen ever. It is evil, it is illegal and immoral,” – said Phil Schiller.
On-demand App Store the developer removed the illegal content from the applications and blocked users who posted it. After these measures, as well as add filters, the app has been rebuilt from the App Store.
Last week, the Telegram app for a few hours has been removed from the App Store without explanation. The founder of Telegram, Pavel Durov said that the removal occurred because of “inappropriate content” and you need to install “filters” to allow the app back in the App Store.
Telegram – messenger allows you to send messages and media files of many formats. Launched in August 2013, and in December of last year the service was used by over 180 million people.
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