Beijing gets iPhone4 to show Arunachal in China

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Old 02-Nov-2010
Angry Beijing gets iPhone4 to show Arunachal in China

China,which promises a huge market,has reportedly got Apple to censor the mapping application in its iPhone4 to show Arunachal Pradesh as part of its territory.

iPhone4 to show Arunachal Pradesh as part of its territory,according to local media reports.Apple has apparently accepted to Beijings diktat in view of its vast market potential.The map that comes along with the new iPhone is censored to comply with the official stance of the Chinese government on border divisions, according to one of the several local websites and blogs,including thebeijinger.com.iPhones sold in China show Arunachal belongs to China,they said.New users of iPhones in China also find the equipment is VPN-proof.

Virtual private networks (VPNs) used by thousands in China to overcome the problem of censorship is not working in the case of the new phones when users try to access sites providing independent mapping services,reports say.One blogger advised his readers to replace iPhones map icon with maps.google.com or simply use Google Earth in order to view reliable maps.This is the first time that iPhones are being sold in mainland China.However,there is no rigging in similar phones being sold in Hong Kong.SD


The proposed Chinese 700-km rail line will run from its border with Pakistan to Aynak copper deposit south of Kabul and then up to the Uzbek border The project,which would strengthen Chinese economic and political clout in the area,is part of a wider plan to extend the Afghan rail network to connect Afghanistan to ports in Iran and Pakistan The Metallurgical Corp of China,which bagged the rail contract,has estimated that the line will cost $5 billion and take five years to complete Beijing: China has got Apple to rig the mapping application in its

Old 02-Nov-2010
Re: Beijing gets iPhone4 to show Arunachal in China

all products of chinese are defective...
below a deffective chinese child with chinese iPhone4 lolz

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