Solidot | At a time when the Internet censorship reached a new level, Apple CEO Tim Cook, while supporting China’s openness


has reached a new level in the Web censorship, Apple CEO Wu Town in the Internet conference to support China’s “open” concept. China has the world’s largest censorship and data surveillance system, shielding a host of foreign news and social networks, Apple has, in the past few months, been heavily used in China from its app store, including 674 VPN applications and communications and news aggregator applications. Cook did not mention any of this in his Sunday keynote speech, so that the Global Times, the official tabloid, claims that the consensus is growing. Mr Cook’s stance is widely believed to be aimed at keeping Apple in the Chinese market.