Apple has released a report concerning Government information requests. In the report Apple makes known its disapproval of the way the Government collects and requests information. They also state while they value the privacy of their users they operate under the law that is in place and abide by what it says. The report also gives examples of requests the Government has made to Apple, although they can only give numbers out on a “broad” scope (see images below). Here’s just a portion of the report which is linked to at the bottom of this post.
We believe that our customers have a right to understand how their personal
information is handled, and we consider it our responsibility to provide them
with the best privacy protections available. Apple has prepared this report on
the requests we receive from governments seeking information about individual
users or devices in the interest of…
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