On Friday, the 29th of November 2019, a spokeswoman for the Cupertino, CA-based iPhone maker, Apple Inc. said that the company was taking a deeper look at disputed territory after calling Russia-annexed Crimea as part of Russia in its Weather apps and maps for the Russian users.
In point of fact, latest Apple Inc. statement was emerged into spotlight after questions were raised regarding its new map and weather application that showed Crimea as part of Russia for the Russian users, while the Apple spokeswoman, Trudy Muller had also added that Apple Inc.
did not make any change to its maps outside Russia and the iPhone maker was almost forced to make the change following a new law inclined into the country. Meanwhile, adding that Apple Inc. was taking a closer look on how it should handle disputed border territories such as Crimea that Russia had annexed from Ukraine back in the 2014s, Muller said to the reporters late on Friday (November 29th), “We review international law as well as relevant U.S.
and other domestic laws before making a determination in labelling on our Maps and make changes if required by law. We are taking a deeper look at how we handle disputed borders in our services and may make changes in the future as a result. ”