Apple, Google directed by Senator Wyden to pull Saudi tracking app

Apple, Google directed by Senator Wyden to pull Saudi tracking app

Sen. Ron Wyden is asking the chief executives of Apple and Google to immediately stop offering a Saudi e-government app that allows men in Saudi Arabia to track and control the movement of women. Using the app Absher, Saudi men can restrict the travel of women by first allowing or disallowing them to leave the country, and the men can also limit the dates and places women are permitted to travel.

KCooper
KCooper
Sloth
Sloth 1 year

So it's OK for tech companies to follow everyone's movement but if a government does it then it's bad? I don't understand this world.

ReWired Ramen
ReWired Ramen 1 year

As long as it's illegal for them to leave the home without male supervision, this kind of app would benefit them. They need to change the laws to make the app irrelevant

Scruffy Stoat
Scruffy Stoat 1 year

Who said Islam can't advance with the times? It should automatically alert the woman with a "👳‍♂️"🧕" if 'he's approaching"a "no girls allo"ed" area. Oh, and we sell these guys millions of dollars in bombs and advanced weaponry. #allculturesarebeautiful

FoodNotBombs
FoodNotBombs 1 year

Where my Saudi loving Trump voters at? Whoop whoop!

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