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Tim Cook said Apple’s fight with the FBI in 2016 was a ‘very rigged case,’ and he wishes it went to court
"I have personally never seen the government apparatus move against a company like it did here in a very dishonest manner," Apple CEO Tim Cook said.
Mark Zuckerberg used this story about a jailed Facebook executive to make a point about keeping your messages secret
In March 2016, Facebook's then-VP for Latin America, Diego Dzodan, was jailed for 24 hours for not handing over WhatsApp messages to Brazilian police.
Facebook says it will move to encrypted, auto-deleting messages — and warns that some countries might decide to ban it
CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Facebook wants to be a "privacy-focused communications platform" — despite all its privacy scandals.
Politicians are raising concerns around data privacy and anti-trust issues.
Vint Cerf, now Google's chief internet evangelist, said he's not sure he would have fixed the problems if he had to do it all over again.
If you’re feeling less comfortable sharing photos to Facebook, here’s why you should try Apple’s solution instead
Compared to Facebook, Apple offers a more elegant and private solution to sharing photos with friends and family.
Australia’s anti-encryption law is so unpopular, there was only 1 comment in support and 342 against — and now the head of its spy agency ...
Australia's law is widely disliked by the technology industry, especially Apple, because security experts believe that so-called "backdoors" weaken security for everyone, not just criminals.
Apple is building a special portal for law enforcement officials to get user data — here’s Apple’s letter describing the plan
In a letter to a US Senator, obtained by Business Insider, Apple explains how it will create a special portal for law enforcement officials to legally request and receive user data.
Google, Facebook, Microsoft, and Twitter are making it easier to transfer your data between their websites
The tech companies are working together to make it easier to transfer mail, contacts, calendars, and other data between platforms, without needing to download and re-upload it. The code for the project is open source, and can be found on GitHub.
‘Delete all your emails and then acid-wash’ your hard drives: Sean Hannity suggests Mueller probe witnesses should destroy their evidence
Deleting or altering court evidence is a criminal offense under US federal law. Hannity's call, which appeared to be sarcastic, came in response to reports that the special counsel Robert Mueller asked witnesses to hand over their devices so he could inspect private messages on encrypted apps.