Apple fends secure chat application Cryptocat from App Store




Apple allows the application Cryptocat, an app that chatting with encryption, banned from the App Store, says the developer. According to the automaker, the reasons that Apple specified unlawful and therefore he is considering legal action.

The app would soon have to stand in the App Store, but the team from Apple apps approves the release stopped, says developer Nadim Kobeissi via his Twitter account. According Kobeissi he can not speak a nda about the precise reasons for the rejection of the chat application.

However, he says that given by Apple reasons for denial are illegal in his eyes. Specified reasons, it would suggest that other applications can be secure chat. rejected In a continued knows proposes Kobeissi seriously considering legal action against Apple’s rejection.

The lack of argument from Apple why Cryptocat chat application is denied. Remains unclear It seems unlikely that the iPhone maker app repels because ecnryptie: Apple gave Moreover, following the NSA eavesdropping scandal that calls its own services Facetime and iMessage by security can not be intercepted. Apple does the app have regarded as a competitor for a private service.

Apple came in recent years, often in the news because of the rejection of applications. Cryptocat is an open source chat application in which the content of conversations is protected. The software is already for various desktop browsers available . An Android version should soon come true . Tweakers published earlier interview with the creator of Cryptocat.


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