Denies plans to join prism, Apple claims received 5,000 requests for information from the government




Denies plans to join prism, Apple claims received 5,000 requests for information from the government
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Two weeks ago, U.S. intelligence agencies plan prism exposure, causing an uproar, Apple 17 officially denied again on adding prism plan.

U.S. NSA monitoring network and voice communications plan prism exposure, is alleged to have joined the prism plan of the company, such as Google and Microsoft have denied, Apple plans in the prism exposure, had initially denied the added prism meter Painting:

“We in the news media in the June 6 ask us prism plan, I discovered first heard of the Government’s” Prism “project, we do not provide any government agency directly access our servers, and any Customer information required government agencies must obtain a court order. ”

Two weeks later, Apple once again stressed the maintenance of user privacy, Apple and simultaneously published from December 2012 to May 31, 2013 date, Apple receives between 4,000 to 5,000 from the U.S. enforcement authorities access to user data requirements. In these, contains a total of 9,000 to 10,000 accounts or devices, these requirements from the federal, state and local government agencies, including the criminal investigation and national security affairs. One of the most common form of police investigation from looting and other crimes, the search for missing children, positioning or prevent Alzheimer’s disease and suicide.

And Apple said the company legal team will evaluate each request, and only when appropriate, will be limited to the minimum information provided to the authorities. If you find that there is an inconsistency or required to be incorrect, Apple will refuse to provide information.

Apple has always been said that in order to protect customers’ personal information as a priority, and do not collect a lot of personal information, such as iMessage and Facetime on communication by the sender and the receiver-end encryption, in addition to the two sides, but no one can see or read these communications Even Apple can not decrypt communications data. Also not named Apple store any customer location map search or Siri requirements relevant information.


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