USA Today has altered their logo to support Apple’s fight against U.S. government overreach.
The United States government has demanded that Apple take an unprecedented step which threatens the security of their customers.
The United States government is asking Apple to hack their own users and undermine decades of security advancements that protect their customers — including tens of millions of American citizens — from sophisticated hackers and cybercriminals. The same engineers who built strong encryption into the iPhone to protect Apple’s users would, ironically, be ordered to weaken those protections and make their users less safe.
Apple opposes this order, which has implications far beyond the legal case at hand. Obviously, USA Today agrees:
Go see the altered logo and read some of USA Today‘s articles here.
MacDailyNews Take: We commend USA Today for taking a stand for freedom and privacy right down to the core of their identity.
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Albert P.” for the heads up.]