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
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?