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Apple’s new ‘private relay’ feature will not be available in China

PUBLISHED: Mon, 07 Jun 2021 23:54:39 GMT

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June 7 (Reuters) – Apple Inc on Monday said a new “private relay” feature designed to obscure a user’s web browsing behavior from internet service providers and advertisers will not be available in China for regulatory reasons.

The feature was one of number of privacy protections Apple announced at its annual software developer conference on Monday.

It will also be unavailable in Belarus, Colombia, Egypt, Kazakhstan, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Turkmenistan, Uganda and the Philippines, Apple said. (Reporting by Stephen Nellis Editing by Chris Reese)

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