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Russia now requires all smartphones and devices in the country to have Russian software preinstalled


Business Insider - Russia now requires all smart devices — including phones, computers, and TVs — in the country to have Russian software preinstalled, in what some locals have called a "law against Apple."


The law applies to all devices produced in the country from Thursday onwards.

Reuters reported that Russia viewed it as a way to help Russian software companies compete with international ones.



The outlet added that the law had been an issue for Apple and that it had become known as "the law against Apple."



But Apple agreed last month to allow people to install Russian software as they set up their phones, Reuters reported.

The company said that....READ MORE


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