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Ukrainian developers MacPaw have brought the anti-spying tool SpyBuster to iOS. The app works for iOS 14 and later.
Russia is set to fine Apple for abusing its dominance in the app distribution market, which is a violation of antitrust laws.
Reports indicate that Apple has been fined by a court in Russia for refusing to host the iCloud data of Russian citizens on Russian servers.
Russia is delivering fines to Big Tech companies that don’t store citizens’ user data within the country. Apple may start seeing these fines.
In an effort to dodge imposed sanctions, Russia has legalized a “gray market,” allowing the sale of banned tech and goods.
A law firm in Russia is filing a class action suite against Apple for suspending Apple Pay due to sanctions imposed by the Ukraine conflict.
Ukrainian citizen Vitaliy Semenets made an Instagram post detailing how he could track Russian troops thanks to stolen AirPods. The citizen used Apple’s Find My app to track to the troops.
On Monday, a Moscow court declared Meta an extremist organization. The company must adhere to new laws if it wishes to get the ban lifted.