Apple Nixing Civil War Apps Showing ‘Mean-Spirited’ Confederate Flag

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Apple Nixing Civil War Apps Showing ‘Mean-Spirited’ Confederate Flag
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Tech titan Apple announced on Thursday, June 25th that it was removing all apps from the App store that displayed the Confederate flag “in offensive or mean-spirited ways”.

Many civil libertarians and app developers who are impacted by the ban are, however, up in arms about the decision, saying this this kind of a blanket ban by Apple is unjust and apps should be reviewed on a case by case basis.

Without editorializing too much, many would agree that the Government should remove the racist symbol from