Apple is expressed in detail about Prism




Apple is expressed in detail about Prism

Apple has a detailed statement on the currently hotly debated not only in the U.S. today Prism privacy scandal given. To share with you, that like many other companies had not heard of Prism – to 6 said June, when the subject came up in the press. Data would only issue to court order to the authorities. There is no direct access to the data to authorities.


Between 1 December 2012 and 31 May 2013 we got 4000-5000 requests. In these requests fall approximately 9000-10000 accounts or devices. Most questions revolved around stolen devices to make the search for missing children, patients with Alzheimer’s disease or to identify potential suicides.

The security team Evaluate each case and reported that they had no way to decrypt via iMessage and FaceTime guided conversations, as these end-to-end encrypted. Also you save any data on the location, maps Search or Siri voice commands.

Prism, on 6 Of June in the headlines. Prism is the name of the program, which should make the U.S. security authorities reportedly possible to obtain direct access to the server and traffic of many companies. According to the original issue of the Washington Post, Microsoft, Yahoo, Google, Facebook, PalTalk, AOL, Skype, YouTube and Apple sitting in the boat with the National Security Agency (NSA).

With this, it would be possible for the authorities to come directly to data, reams of private data. The Washington Post had received leaked documents from whistleblowers and published. Microsoft was the first company according to the document, which was about Apple in October 2012 the last.

What was interesting was the quote that was made in connection to the Prism debate of a government employee, told Reuters. This stated that only the data of non-US citizens would be covered who live outside the country. Quasi-you and I may have the data in one of the providers.

Meanwhile, all technology companies have expressed about Prism and informed that it would be something like Prism probably never existed. A direct access to the servers is not possible, the company also stated that no box would sit in front of the servers, which allows access to the data flowing.



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