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Apple gets low rank in EFF’s latest privacy report

May 1, 2013

As a company, Apple is all about their own privacy, but how much do they care about yours? That is the question the Electronic Frontier Foundation put up to a list of the biggest companies in tech as part of their Who Has Your Back? report, and the results are a bit disconcerting.

Out of the 18 companies examined, five received one or zero stars out of a potential six. Apple was one of them. Stars were allotted based on whether or not a company met certain criteria, such as requiring a warrant for the release of content. In key privacy categories, Apple was only given credit for fighting for users’ rights Congress.

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