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Apple's refusal to okay India's anti-spam app irks regulators

This might potentially harm company's efforts to sell more products

Saritha Rai | Bloomberg 

Apple’s refusal so far to approve the Indian government’s anti-spam iPhone app is infuriating regulators, potentially harming the company’s efforts to sell more products in the country. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India has been trying unsuccessfully to get its Do Not Disturb software included in the App Store.

The programme lets people share spam call and text message logs with the agency, which uses the data to alert mobile operators to block the spammers. Apple has said the app violates its privacy policy, according to the regulator. The stand-off ...

First Published: Wed, September 06 2017. 22:41 IST

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