Is Apple Sharing Your iMessage Information With Police?


We’ve known for years now that the government has a scary amount of access to our (supposedly) private lives. Now, a new report alleges that Apple has a list of people you contact and sometimes gives that information to police.

Sam Biddle at The Intercept reported last week that Apple has information about the phone numbers you contact—as well as dates and times, and even your IP address—which could be used to identify someone’s location. That seemingly contradicts Apple’s 2013 claim that they “do not store data related to customers’ location.”

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