Apple has been promoting itself as a champion of consumer privacy but given it's commercial relationship with Google and recent moves in Russia and China, just how committed, really, is Apple to the concept of consumer privacy?
Many of the most popular iPhone apps are, without user privacy consent, using “session replay” technology that makes it possible to record their every touch, tap or swipe.
Apple may just have found the solution to counter Google by focusing on Apple's privacy commitment to their customers, especially in online advertising.
In this first part of a two-part series, we explore some of the issues around government surveillance and the search for that elusive balance between security and privacy. In this first part, we explore how serious the threat of cyber snooping by government surveillance is and why we shouldn’t panic just yet.
In this, the final instalment in the series, Pauline C. Reich, Professor and Director of the Asia-Pacific Cyberlaw, Cybercrime and Internet Security Research Institute at the Waseda University School of Law in Tokyo, Japan examines the implications of the recent US v. Apple case in terms of disclosure requirements in…
In the first part of a three part series of articles, Pauline C. Reich, Professor and Director of the Asia-Pacific Cyberlaw, Cybercrime and Internet Security Research Institute at Waseda University School of Law in Tokyo, Japan gives some context to the recent US v. Apple case.
The ongoing battle royal between Apple and the FBI, which is trying to force the Cupertino based company to disable the built-in protections of an iPhone formerly owned by a terrorist has long term implications for privacy across the globe. Whether Apple wins or loses privacy advocates are watching the events extremely…