Protection of personal information in Apple Watch has raised concerns among American officials




The Attorney-General of the American state of Connecticut, George Jepsen is concerned the issue of confidentiality in hours Apple iWatch, reports RT. He sent an official letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook to clarify the capabilities of the device to collect and store personal information.


According to Jepsen, he does not seek confrontation with the company, but wants to determine the position of its leadership on the issue of confidentiality. He is interested in information collection system, its exchange and guarantee data integrity.

Apple representatives have so far declined to comment. Jepsen recalled that similar requests to Google in the last year required the consideration and approval of the partners of the company involved in the creation of high-tech glasses Google Glass.

It is worth noting that in the hours Apple has a special feature that provides security of personal data. Security blocks wearable gadget, if the attacker will break it with the user’s hand. The technology is designed to provide protection for electronic purse Apple Pay.


If Apple Watch will be removed from the hands, the work with the “apple” of the payment system is automatically locked. Among all the functions work with apple news Apple Pay – the most vulnerable moment, so additional protection of financial information is only beneficial.

Apple Watch will be available in the United States in early 2015 at a price of $ 349.

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