Here’s what Apple sent when I asked for all the data they had on me

“Last week, I asked Apple to give me all the data it’s collected on me since I first became a customer in 2010 with the purchase of my first iPhone,” Zack Whittaker reports for ZDNet. “That was nearly a decade ago. ”

“The recent Cambridge Analytica scandal revealed just how much tech companies have on us — enough to figure out who we might vote for at the ballot box, for example,” Whittaker reports. “Apple? Not so much.”

“Apple took a little over a week to send me all the data it’s collected on me, amounting to almost two dozen Excel spreadsheets at just 5MB in total — roughly the equivalent of a high-quality photo snapped on my iPhone,” Whittaker reports. “Facebook, Google, and Twitter all took a few minutes to an hour to send me all the data they store on me — ranging from a few hundred megabytes to a couple of gigabytes in size.”

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  1. Apple ID
    Apple account holder name
    Apple account physical address
    Apple account phone number
    Apple account date of creation
    IP address
    log of iCloud data downloads
    photo library
    Safari browsing history
    log of iMessage usage
    log of FaceTime usage
    Apple downloads
    Apple support requests
    entire history of Apple purchases
    CRM tracking data
    log of every iTunes login
    log of all iTunes Match downloads
    log of every Game Center login
    log of password resets
    log of Find My iPhone usage
    log of repair transactions
    marketing contact info

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