Lawmakers lash out at Apple for censoring a song about Tiananmen Square protests

Members of Congress are criticizing Apple for censoring its music to comply with the Chinese government. Apple Music’s China service recently removed several Hong Kong singers from its platform, as reported by the Hong Kong Free Press.

“It’s disgraceful to see one of America’s most innovative, influential tech companies support the Communist Chinese government’s aggressive censorship efforts within China as we near the Tiananmen Square Massacre’s 30th anniversary,” Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) tells The Verge.

Rubio describes the Chinese government as a regime that had “constructed a totalitarian state through truly Orwellian levels of mass surveillance, thought censorship, and human rights abuses.”…

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