Sonny Dickson: Apple asking Chinese authorities to crack down on iPhone 6 leaks

“iPhone rumors this year have included a steady stream of mockups, case designs and alleged schematics for the iPhone 6 emerging from China and other Asian countries,” Kelly Hodgkins reports for MacRumors.

“Sonny Dickson, well-known source of Apple hardware rumors, claims this wellspring of leaked information may be drying up due to increased security efforts by Apple and Chinese authorities,” Hodgkins reports. “Dickson claims Apple is working with Chinese officials to stifle leaks about the iPhone 6, hiring approximately 200 security officers to catch merchants who are selling accessories allegedly for the iPhone 6.”

Read more in the full article here.

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Dan K.” for the heads up.]

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  1. Good luck in a soulless country who could give a rat’s ass about others intellectual, patented or copyrighted items. Kinda typical in that part of the world, eh South Korea? It’s a bargain with the devil.

  2. Apple really needs to get manufacturing out of China, South Korea etc. Time to ramp up the R&D on robotic assembly and bring Apple product manufacturing back home.

      1. you forget the supply chain to any manufacturing plant,
        once the cost of transport is prohibitive, the cost per…..

        never mind…. got ahead of myself

  3. ‘Apple wants to CRACK down on i6 leaks’, this is where I would have sarcastically attached a link to the YouTube video of the Devo song ‘Whip It’ that has the line, “CRACK That Whip”. However, this is China and they probably do that stuff for real…

    1. facebook, twitter, google+,
      there are notable posts that come to mind, “leaks” if you will,
      wait, leaks? how about that for apple

      we are doomed, as a specieis as concerned, as far as privacy

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