Privacy Overview Updated June 22, 2018

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February 2012 - June 2018


Privacy is a growing concern in today’s world. Follow along with all our coverage related to privacy, security, what Apple and other companies are doing to keep your information safe, and what steps you can take to keep your information private.

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In line with Apple’s stance, a new Supreme Court decision this morning has ruled that in general the government will need a warrant to collect information from wireless carriers like location data.

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Privacy Stories June 20

We noted yesterday one of many calls for the US to adopt European-style protections for personal data, and the White House is now reported to be examining options …

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Privacy Stories June 19

Call for US to adopt European-style privacy regulations; 90% of 9to5Mac readers in favor

The WSJ features an interesting debate on whether or not the US should follow Europe’s example in enacting tough privacy regulations requiring individual consent for storing and processing personal data …

Privacy Stories June 6

Governments around the globe seem to be lining up to demonstrate their ignorance about how strong encryption works, with Australia the latest to do so.

The Australian government has announced its intention to reveal new laws to force tech companies like Apple to provide access to the encrypted data of suspected criminals …

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Privacy Stories June 4

The controversy over third-part companies getting access to Facebook user data doesn’t appear to be going away anytime soon. The latest revelation is that Apple, Samsung, Microsoft and Blackberry were just a handful of more than 60 device makers given ‘deep access’ to user data …

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Privacy Stories May 25

Apple takes user privacy very seriously. The company believes that privacy in software, hardware, and services is part of a user’s rights and should be valued as such.

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