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Description: A statement was released by Apple claiming that they have never worked with the NSA  In fact, they state that their customers’ privacy is of high importance and steps are constantly being taken to deter “malicious hackers”.

Source: Tech Crunch

Date: December 31, 2013

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Apple has contacted TechCrunch with a statement about the DROPOUTJEEP NSA program that detailed a system by which the organization claimed it could snoop on iPhone users. Apple says that it has never worked with the NSA to create any ‘backdoors’ that would allow that kind of monitoring, and that it was unaware of any programs to do so.  Read Rest of Story

Questions for discussion:

1. As an iPhone user, have you felt your security was at risk with all of these NSA rumours?

2. Do you feel any relief with the release of this new statement from Apple?

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