Apple Says U.K. Surveillance Law Would Endanger All Customers

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Apple Says U.K. Surveillance Law Would Endanger All Customers

Apple Says U.K. Surveillance Law Would Endanger All Customers. Apple Inc. outlined its opposition to a proposed U.K. surveillance law, saying threats to national security don’t justify weakening privacy and putting the data of hundreds of millions of users at risk. The world’s most valuable company is leading a Silicon Valley challenge to the proposed U.K. law, called the Investigatory Powers bill, which attempts to strengthen the capabilities of law-enforcement agencies to investigate potential crimes or terrorist attacks. Rather than protect well-meaning citizens, the bill will force tech firms to hack their own customers — and in the process break the laws of other countries, some ...

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Apple Says U.K. Surveillance Law Would Endanger All Customers

Rubric: Apple | 23 Dec 2015 | no comments yet »
Apple Says U.K. Surveillance Law Would Endanger All Customers

Apple Says U.K. Surveillance Law Would Endanger All Customers. Apple Inc. outlined its opposition to a proposed U.K. surveillance law, saying threats to national security don’t justify weakening privacy and putting the data of hundreds of millions of users at risk. The world’s most valuable company is leading a Silicon Valley challenge to the proposed U.K. law, called the Investigatory Powers bill, which attempts to strengthen the capabilities of law-enforcement agencies to investigate potential crimes or terrorist attacks. Rather than protect well-meaning citizens, the bill will force tech firms to hack their own customers — and in the process break the laws of other countries, some ...

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Apple Says U.K. Surveillance Law Would Endanger All Customers

Rubric: Apple | 23 Dec 2015 | no comments yet »
Apple Says U.K. Surveillance Law Would Endanger All Customers

Apple Says U.K. Surveillance Law Would Endanger All Customers. Apple Inc. outlined its opposition to a proposed U.K. surveillance law, saying threats to national security don’t justify weakening privacy and putting the data of hundreds of millions of users at risk. The world’s most valuable company is leading a Silicon Valley challenge to the proposed U.K. law, called the Investigatory Powers bill, which attempts to strengthen the capabilities of law-enforcement agencies to investigate potential crimes or terrorist attacks. Rather than protect well-meaning citizens, the bill will force tech firms to hack their own customers — and in the process break the laws of other countries, some ...

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Apple CEO backs use of encryption

Rubric: Apple | 23 Dec 2015 | no comments yet »
Apple CEO backs use of encryption

Cotton slams Apple on encryption. Tom Cotton on Monday slammed Apple CEO Tim Cook over his defense of encryption on “60 Minutes” and warned that major tech companies risk becoming havens for “child pornographers, drug traffickers and terrorists alike.” In the wake of the deadly attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, Calif., top law enforcement officials including FBI Director James Comey have complained about the lack of “backdoors” that would help the government decipher private communications. Following his comments on a shortage of skills in the U.S. and the “focus” of other countries’ educational systems on vocational training, Cook said, “you can take every tool ...

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Facebook now shows Apple’s Live photos

Rubric: Apple | 23 Dec 2015 | no comments yet »
Facebook now shows Apple’s Live photos

Facebook adds support for Apple Live Photos feature. New York: The latest iPhones come with the ability to turn still images into video — just like magic — but sharing options had been limited to other Apple apps. The technology giant announced that the Facebook app on Apple’s iOS operating system will now be able to “share and experience” the moving image, though only a small number of global users will be part of the initial rollout. The technology, which is built into the camera of the current generation iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, captures the one second of movement either side of a photo being taken on the device, and then creates a short animation – with audio – that appears when ...

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Apple Criticizes Proposed UK Expanded-Surveillance Law

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Apple Criticizes Proposed UK Expanded-Surveillance Law

“The fact is to comply with the Government’s proposal, the personal data of millions of law-abiding citizens would be less secure.”. Apple Inc. outlined its opposition to a proposed U.K. surveillance law, saying threats to national security don’t justify weakening privacy and putting the data of hundreds of millions of users at risk. The tech giant claims that the proposed new law, which purports to help British authorities fight terrorism, would weaken the security of “hundreds of millions” of people who use Apple’s iMessage and Facetime communications platforms. “The bill threatens to hurt law-abiding citizens in its effort to combat the few bad actors who have ...

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Apple, Ericsson reach ‘broad’ patent settlement

Rubric: Apple | 23 Dec 2015 | no comments yet »
Apple, Ericsson reach ‘broad’ patent settlement

Ericsson Rising on Resolution of Apple Dispute; RBC Cuts to Hold on Capex Uncertainty. STOCKHOLM: Swedish telecoms giant Ericsson has reached a global licensing agreement with Apple that settles several earlier patent disputes between the two companies, Ericsson announced.Shares of telecom giant Ericsson (ERIC) are high by 40 cents, or 4%, at $9.54, after the company this morning announced the end to a long and drawn out battle with Apple (AAPL) that had weighed on its shares for over a year, signing an agreement to license each others’ patents and drop litigations against one another. Ericsson, the world’s largest wireless equipment maker, did not reveal terms of the deal Monday but ...

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Apple lodges challenge to UK digital surveillance bill, rails against weak …

Rubric: Apple | 23 Dec 2015 | no comments yet »
Apple lodges challenge to UK digital surveillance bill, rails against weak …

“The fact is to comply with the Government’s proposal, the personal data of millions of law-abiding citizens would be less secure.”. The tech giant claims that the proposed new law, which purports to help British authorities fight terrorism, would weaken the security of “hundreds of millions” of people who use Apple’s iMessage and Facetime communications platforms. “The bill threatens to hurt law-abiding citizens in its effort to combat the few bad actors who have a variety of ways to carry out their attacks,” said Apple’s submission. “The creation of backdoors and intercept capabilities would weaken the protections built into Apple products and endanger all our ...

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Ericsson, Apple settle patent dispute

Rubric: Apple | 23 Dec 2015 | no comments yet »
Ericsson, Apple settle patent dispute

Ericsson Rising on Resolution of Apple Dispute; RBC Cuts to Hold on Capex Uncertainty. STOCKHOLM: Swedish telecoms giant Ericsson has reached a global licensing agreement with Apple that settles several earlier patent disputes between the two companies, Ericsson announced.Shares of telecom giant Ericsson (ERIC) are high by 40 cents, or 4%, at $9.54, after the company this morning announced the end to a long and drawn out battle with Apple (AAPL) that had weighed on its shares for over a year, signing an agreement to license each others’ patents and drop litigations against one another. Ericsson, the world’s largest wireless equipment maker, did not reveal terms of the deal Monday but ...

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Apple CEO backs use of encryption

Rubric: Apple | 23 Dec 2015 | no comments yet »
Apple CEO backs use of encryption

Cotton slams Apple on encryption. Tom Cotton on Monday slammed Apple CEO Tim Cook over his defense of encryption on “60 Minutes” and warned that major tech companies risk becoming havens for “child pornographers, drug traffickers and terrorists alike.” In the wake of the deadly attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, Calif., top law enforcement officials including FBI Director James Comey have complained about the lack of “backdoors” that would help the government decipher private communications. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.), who claims Apple will soon be a go-to company for child pornographers if it doesn’t change its encryption. “Apple is a distinctive company that has improved ...

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