Apple fights report that claims it compromises user privacy in China
What you need to know
- A New York Times report claims Apple has compromised user privacy in China.
- The company is refuting the report.
Apple is fighting back against a report that it compromises user privacy in China.
A new report from the New York Times says that Apple has made concessions with the Chinese government that make it "nearly impossible for the company to stop the Chinese government from gaining access" to its user's data.
In response to the report, Apple says that it still controls the keys that protect the data of users in China and that the company also isolates its data centers in China from the rest of the iCloud network.
You can read the full report at The New York Times.
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Joe Wituschek is a Contributor at iMore. With over ten years in the technology industry, one of them being at Apple, Joe now covers the company for the website. In addition to covering breaking news, Joe also writes editorials and reviews for a range of products. He fell in love with Apple products when he got an iPod nano for Christmas almost twenty years ago. Despite being considered a "heavy" user, he has always preferred the consumer-focused products like the MacBook Air, iPad mini, and iPhone 13 mini. He will fight to the death to keep a mini iPhone in the lineup. In his free time, Joe enjoys video games, movies, photography, running, and basically everything outdoors.