Android devices covertly sending location data to Google

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wklee Veteran Member • Posts: 7,527
Re: Iran also spying?!

mithras123 wrote:

wklee wrote:

fotografffic wrote:

http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/02/21/iran-could-soon-be-spying-on-smartphones-worldwide-report-claims.html

No more downloading foreign apps??

China too? Apple had to open a datacentre in China, government linked, in order to sell iPhones in China.

https://www.theverge.com/2017/7/13/15964220/apple-china-data-center-icloud-new-cybersecurity-law-guizhou

That is kinda wrong

In mitigation, Apple has said it won’t stop users disabling their own iCloud if they wish to. Which is going to restrict usage e.g. things cannot be backed up. Find my iPhone and other features requires iCloud usage.

https://support.apple.com/en-sg/HT208352

Tim Cook says Apple will follow the country’s laws. Apple barred VPNs from China App Store as it contravene China’s rules.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/emmawoollacott/2017/10/20/senators-shame-tim-cook-over-apple-vpn-ban-in-china/#4bf83d8831b3

https://www.engadget.com/2017/10/20/senators-want-to-know-if-apple-fought-back-on-chinas-vpn-ban/

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