[HackerNews] How Apple Gave Chinese Government Access to iCloud Data and Censored Apps

In July 2018, when Guizhou-Cloud Big Data (GCBD) agreed to a deal with state-owned telco China Telecom to move users’ iCloud data belonging to Apple’s China-based users to the latter’s servers, the shift raised concerns that it could make user data vulnerable to state surveillance.
Now, according to a deep-dive report from The New York Times, Apple’s privacy and security concessions have “made

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