Injecting Apple-like ‘quality-control’ into DeFi is what we need
If you’re an Apple (NASDAQ:) App Store user, then you’re probably aware of the recent legal drama surrounding the updates to the App Store guidelines. It’s a reasonably open secret that the App Store is designed to be at its core, more difficult for app developers to deploy their apps on than competitors’ offerings, pushing for a “quality over quantity” environment to protect its user base.
With this push by Apple, we have just witnessed with the hammer coming down on the conservative social media app Parler following in the footsteps of Twitter and Facebook (NASDAQ:) permanently banning former-U.S. President Donald Trump from its platforms. Apple and Google (NASDAQ:) decided to remove the alt-right social media platform from its App Store and Marketplace. Both platforms “said the app didn’t do enough to moderate incendiary talk.” This move comes after the horrific Jan. 6 raid on the U.S. Capitol by pro-Trump mobs and concerns that Trump has used platforms like Twitter, Facebook and Parler to incite violence.
Andrew Rossow is a millennial attorney, law professor, entrepreneur, writer and speaker on privacy, cybersecurity, AI, AR/VR, blockchain and digital currencies. He has written for many outlets and contributed to cybersecurity and technology publications. Utilizing his millennial background to its fullest potential, Rossow provides a well-rounded perspective on social media crime, technology and privacy implications.
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