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Comment: Facebook has, ironically, raised the privacy stakes for Apple

[2018-08-09 11:07:28]

Apple has long sought to protect the personal data of its customers, but that reputation was probably most cemented in the minds of the public by the way the company stood up to the FBI. Refusing to compromise its stance on iOS security even in the face of a legal demand by the highest federal law enforcement agency in the land sent an extremely strong message. But Bloomberg yesterday ran a piece questioning Apple’s commitment to privacy …

Comment: Facebook has, ironically, raised the privacy stakes for Apple


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