CEO Telegram claims that its app is lacking out on many options as a result of Apple has blocked new updates for Telegram’s app in its App Retailer.
It has been over a month since Russia banned formally banned the highly-encrypted messaging app — Telegram for not offering encryption keys to the Russian intelligence businesses. And for the exact same motive, Telegram is dealing with ban in lots of different international locations, Pakistan included for fairly some time now.
Though he beforehand thanked the US firm for supporting customers’ privateness stance, the Telegram’s CEO, Pavel Durov now claims that Apple has blocked updates for Telegram’s app for iOS worldwide. It seems that Telegram’s app in App Retailer has not acquired any replace since late March. He boldly talked about about his annoyance with Apple’s coverage on Twitter as observe;
Apple stopped approving Telegram for iOS updates globally 1,5 months in the past after Russia ordered a block on Telegram. Extra right here – https://t.co/yarcIrV2Bh
— Pavel Durov (@durov) May 31, 2018
Durov says that when Apple launched iOS 11.four replace some options of Telegram app began malfunctioning comparable to stickers, gifs. We fastened the problem after noticing it however as Apple has blocked updates for iOS gadgets, many customers are having points with their apps.
Even after being banned in Russia, Telegram nonetheless considers the nation as its main consumer base as over 10% of Telegram’s complete customers are primarily based in Russia. It is because 4 massive U.S. cloud service corporations helped Telegram getting round Russians ban. For that, Durov even thanked them at the moment by saying; “Thanks Apple, Google, Amazon, Microsoft, for not collaborating in political censorship. We have now been counting on third-party cloud companies to stay partly accessible for our customers (in Russia).”
In the meantime, Telegram has had a popularity of serving the crypto neighborhood as a result of it’s safe, non-public and prompt messaging service. Furthermore, Telegram has additionally raised world’s biggest ICO but, whereas just lately including one other sum of $850 million funding in it.
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