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Editorial: Why does Apple have a monopoly on responsive corporate values?

08/08/2019, 07:51:00 AM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Apple pioneered the concept of making its products accessible to users with disabilities back in the 1980s. It has made environmentally sound manufacturing and supplier responsibility a key aspect of its global operations. It has taken a public stand for inclusion and diversity and has made privacy and security primary features of its products. Why haven't other tech giants offered more than a meek "me too" in these areas?

New Apple video ads sell App Store & iMessage security, recycling efforts

07/01/2019, 03:35:00 PM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Apple on Monday unloaded a burst of short "message" ads on YouTube, continuing its ongoing focus on user privacy and security.

White House mulls end-to-end encryption ban to aid law enforcement

06/28/2019, 03:56:12 PM, Posted By Malcolm Owen

The Trump administration are looking into the possibility of banning encryption techniques that cannot be broken by law enforcement, a proposal that would weaken encryption as a whole for users and businesses, and could make messaging clients like Apple's iMessage stop using end-to-end encryption.

Editorial: Huawei and the phony hate for Apple's iPhone in China

05/29/2019, 03:10:20 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

According to a wide variety of analysts following Apple, the Trump Administration's trade war with China and its Entity Listing of Huawei is maybe somewhat bad for the largest Android producer in China--and perhaps even for Android, given that it has now lost its second largest licensee globally--but it's mostly just bad news for Apple, because both the state and people of China are going to respond by shunning Apple's products. That's wrong, here's why.

Editorial: Apple Card invites you to join a premium, private club

05/25/2019, 02:19:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

To enable Apple Card purchases at merchants that don't yet accept Apple Pay, the company designed its own physical credit card in partnership with Goldman Sachs and MasterCard, associating the Apple brand with a new set of "digital-first" credit features. It also features unique iOS app functionality with a strong focus on the privacy of your data.

Tim Cook wanted Apple to fight US DOJ in court over encryption

04/23/2019, 12:04:00 PM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Speaking at Time Magazine's first-ever Time 100 Summit on Tuesday, Apple CEO Tim Cook addressed a variety of topics, most notably saying he wished the company's encryption battle with the U.S. Department of Justice had gone to court.

FBI director says there may be 'solutions' to end-to-end encryption debate

03/05/2019, 05:24:00 PM, Posted By Roger Fingas

FBI Director Christopher Wray once again hammered home his opposition on end-to-end encryption on Tuesday, suggesting that there are "solutions" for letting law enforcement bypass security measures without exposing consumers.

Apple's intensifying privacy & encryption stance worsening FBI struggles with lawbreakers 'going dark'

02/27/2019, 09:34:12 AM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Because of Apple's and other companies' stances on end-to-end encryption, the U.S. government's trouble in intercepting online communications is only accelerating, according to an executive assistant director with the FBI.

There is no difference between how Apple is handling Roger Stone's or the San Bernardino shooter's iCloud data

02/08/2019, 02:18:00 PM, Posted By Stephen Silver

Once again, social media is ablaze with accusations that Roger Stone and the San Bernardino shooters are being treated differently by Apple in regards to iCloud data -- but in the real world, there is no difference between how the iCloud data turnover was handled by Apple. AppleInsider breaks it down.

Key Apple security expert Jon Callas leaves to take job with ACLU

12/04/2018, 04:17:01 PM, Posted By Roger Fingas

One of Apple's senior security specialists, Jon Callas, has reportedly jumped ship to work at the American Civil Liberties Union -- and for a much smaller salary.

Deputy AG Rosenstein says companies like Apple are trying to 'defeat legitimate law enforcement'

11/29/2018, 05:12:25 PM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Keynoting a cybercrime conference on Thursday, U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein attacked the encryption stances of companies like Apple while simultaneously arguing for the importance of security.

Privacy not absolute: US among consortium of nations calling for encryption back doors

09/03/2018, 08:18:00 AM, Posted By Malcolm Owen

The privacy of Internet users "is not absolute," according to a statement from a five-country coalition that includes the United States following a meeting about security, with the overall theme demanding technology companies to make social networks and messaging services safer and to offer more support to government agencies to break encryption and access potentially sensitive data.

Australian teen hacked Apple's corporate network, accessed data and user accounts

08/16/2018, 08:57:00 AM, Posted By Stephen Silver

Teen pleads guilty to downloading 90GB of secure files from Apple's internal systems and accessing customer accounts in repeated hacks from his suburban home.

This week on AI: FBI debate explodes, Mac & iPhone leaks, Apple patent win overturned

02/27/2016, 05:16:00 AM, Posted By Roger Fingas

A single issue dominated most headlines this week: Apple's defiance of an FBI request to help unlock an iPhone linked to San Bernardino shooter Syed Rizwan Farook. More news did emerge, however, on Apple's legal battles with Samsung, and possible plans for OS X and a new 4-inch iPhone.

Apple lawyer warns government on road to 'limitless' power in iPhone encryption fight

02/26/2016, 09:17:28 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

Apple lawyer Ted Olson, who some view as one of the most prominent practicing attorneys in the U.S., on Friday said the government appears to be on the path to "limitless" power in its court battle with Apple.

AppleInsider podcast talks iPad Pro as Mac replacement, iPhone capacities, Apple v. the FBI & more

02/26/2016, 08:28:00 AM, Posted By Lester Victor Marks

This week on the AppleInsider podcast, Neil and Victor look at the latest relating to Apple's new 9.7-inch iPad and how similar it might be to the 12.9-inch iPad Pro. They also discuss the latest in smaller iPhone news, and talk through the Apple v. FBI encryption debate.

Rev. Jesse Jackson lauds Tim Cook's stand against FBI demands

02/25/2016, 08:37:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

Chiming in on the Apple-FBI encryption debate, Rev. Jesse Jackson on Thursday came out in opposition of the U.S. government's order demanding Apple create an iPhone encryption workaround, while praising CEO Tim Cook's fight for civil liberties.

Obama administration, FBI must act to restore US government's credibility in Apple's encryption debate

02/25/2016, 12:10:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Actions by the leadership of the Federal Bureau of Investigation over the past month related to the San Bernardino encryption issue demonstrate a shocking level of dishonest and callous disregard for the nation's core principles of democracy. FBI director James B. Comey should issue a formal apology or resign his post, AppleInsider's Daniel Eran Dilger argues.

Rallies supporting Apple's stance on privacy see lukewarm response

02/23/2016, 09:53:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

Internet rights advocacy group Fight for the Future staged a series of rallies in support of Apple's encryption fight on Tuesday, though the nationwide gatherings managed only to attract small groups of stalwart activists.

Former NSA director opposes iOS backdoor, but leans towards FBI in iPhone unlock debate

02/22/2016, 02:11:19 PM, Posted By Roger Fingas

On Monday, a former director of the U.S. National Security Agency -- Michael Hayden -- took a middleground stance on the Apple/FBI encryption debate, supporting the FBI in the short term while opposing a universal backdoor in devices.

San Bernardino victims to support FBI in iPhone decryption fight

02/21/2016, 08:30:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

Families of the victims of last year's San Bernardino massacre plan to file a legal brief in support of U.S. Department of Justice efforts to unlock an iPhone used by one of the shooters, adding weight to the government's case against Apple, a report said Sunday.

This week on AI: Apple vs. the FBI, Apple vs. Kanye West, Apple vs. the world

02/20/2016, 04:02:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Seemingly everyone in the tech world was talking about Apple's fight with the U.S. government over encryption and backdoor access to iOS. But the iPhone maker also found itself under fire from a variety of others as well, including hedge fund managers, and even rapper Kanye West. Catch up now on the busy week that was.

House committee invites Apple CEO Tim Cook, FBI Director James Comey to discuss encryption

02/19/2016, 07:57:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

Amid a firestorm of debate sparked by Apple's decision to fight an FBI data request, the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce on Friday invited Apple CEO Tim Cook and FBI Director James Comey to offer testimony on the nuanced issues surrounding encryption.

AppleInsider podcast digs into Apple's fight for encryption

02/19/2016, 08:35:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

This week, the AppleInsider podcast analyzes the far reaching implications of a federal court order -- one that would see Apple undermine its own iOS encryption protocols to assist an FBI investigation.

Harvard study says Apple's Tim Cook was right: encryption bans, backdoors wouldn't work

02/12/2016, 03:33:43 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Efforts by the FBI and certain lawmakers seeking to ban Apple and other U.S. companies from selling products with real encryption will not be effective, note researchers in a study citing 865 encryption products already available in 55 countries--two thirds of which originate outside the U.S.