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South Korea Wants Apple To Remove Japanese Names For Dokdo Islets From iOS 6 Maps

South Korea Wants Apple To Remove Japanese Names For Dokdo Islets From iOS 6 Maps

The Dokdo islets in iOS 6 Maps.

South Korea has asked Apple to remove the Japanese names of the Dokdo islets from its new Maps app in iOS 6. Both Asian countries claim ownership of Dokdo, which has long caused tensions between the two. In iOS 5, when Maps was powered by Google Maps, only the Korean name for the islets was used, and that’s how Korean officials want it to stay.

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