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Feb 08, 2016 - 05:15 PM UTC — AAPL: 95.01 (+0.99, +1.05%) | NASDAQ: 4283.75 (-79.39, -1.82%)

Tag: Edward Snowden

  1. Cybersecurity researchers: Fitness trackers vulnerable to tracking, privacy breaches – but not Apple Watch

    The Apple Watch received high marks in the study for data security because it is the only model that is impossible to track over the long term….

  2. Apple CEO Tim Cook defends privacy, encryption amidst terrorist concerns

    Apple CEO Tim Cook staunchly defended personal privacy and the use of encryption on iPhones…

  3. Piggybacked U.S. cybersecurity bill may rile Apple Inc.

    The cybersecurity proposal shields companies that voluntarily share threat data with the U.S. government…

  4. Obama administration wants access to smartphones

    A civil-liberties advocate called the Obama administration one of the worst for privacy protections…

  5. Obama administration’s calls for backdoors into encrypted communications echo Clinton-era key escrow fiasco

    In the face of a Federal Bureau of Investigation proposal requesting backdoors into encrypted communications…

  6. Donald Trump: To stop ISIS recruiting, maybe we should be talking to Bill Gates about ‘closing that Internet up in some way’

    The idea actually sounds similar to Hillary Clinton’s…

  7. Hillary Clinton: We need to put Silicon Valley tech firms to ‘work at disrupting ISIS’

    “You are going to hear all the familiar complaints: ‘freedom of speech,'” Mrs. Clinton said…

  8. Apple CEO Cook: ‘You can’t have a back door that’s only for the good guys’

    There’s a burning debate – bordering on a battle – between the U.S. government and technology companies over encryption…

  9. Edward Snowden and spread of encryption blamed after Paris terror attacks

    As Paris reels from terror attacks that claimed at least 128 lives, fierce blame for the attack is being directed toward…

  10. Privacy advocates alarmed as UK unveils laws proposing power to spy on Web use

    Britain unveiled plans on Wednesday for sweeping new surveillance powers, including the right to find out which websites people visit…

  11. Do not let the government snoops weaken encryption

    The bill unveiled by the UK on Wednesday does not ban companies from offering strong encryption…

  12. Apple can’t – and won’t – decrypt your iPhone: Why it matters

    Governments use a variety of means — sometimes de facto or later found to be illegal or unconstitutional in the country in which it’s occurring…

  13. Government pressure for Apple to bypass encryption reduced as iPhone owner enters guilty plea

    Jun Feng, a defendant in a criminal case, has entered a guilty plea, removing pressure from a New York court…

  14. Judge compares government request for Apple to access users’ iPhone data to execution order

    Ordering Apple to access data against its will would be akin to making a reluctant drug company carry out a lethal injection…

  15. U.S. judge expresses doubts over forcing Apple to unlock iPhone

    U.S. judge on Monday expressed strong doubts that he had the legal authority to order Apple Inc…

  16. US DOJ claims Apple lacks legal standing to refuse iPhone unlock order

    A federal filing has shed some light on the court matter involving Apple’s unwillingness to unlock…

  17. Apple and Dropbox oppose controversial U.S. ‘cybersecurity’ bill

    Apple and Dropbox said Tuesday that they do not support a controversial cybersecurity bill…

  18. Apple tells U.S. judge it can’t unlock iPhones running iOS 8 or higher

    Apple Inc. told a federal judge that it ‘would be impossible’ to access user data on a locked iPhone…

  19. Apple CEO Cook defends encryption, opposes back door for government spies

    Apple Inc.’s Chief Executive Officer and the director of the National Security Agency squared off on Monday…

  20. With Apple court order, activist federal judge seeks to fuel debate about data encryption

    A federal judge in New York is seeking to expand to the courts the hot debate over whether tech companies like Apple…

  21. Judge declines to order Apple to disable security on device seized by U.S. government

    A federal magistrate in Brooklyn is temporarily refusing to order Apple to disable security on a device seized by the U.S. government…

  22. No Safe Harbor: EU privacy ruling hits Apple, Google, Facebook, others

    A major European court victory for privacy advocates raises doubts about how U.S. tech giants Apple, Alphabet-owned Google and Facebook…

  23. Apple takes a swing at privacy-tampling, personal data-guzzling rivals like Google

    On numerous occasions over the past year Apple has highlighted key differences between Google and itself when it comes to privacy…

  24. Apple reinvents the privacy policy

    Apple has amplified a well-aligned stance on user data being owned by the user to global proportions, taking a very public stance whenever possible…

  25. Apple selling targeted ads, but their new privacy policies shows they think different about tracking

    Protecting the privacy and security of your information is a priority for everyone at Apple…

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