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China alleges iPhone for being a national security threat

After Microsoft, it’s time for Apple to suffer the allegations of being a threat to the national security of China. Previously the China Government announced a similar issue regarding Microsoft and despite of having so many new contracts with Chinese company Microsoft was alleged if being a security threat and to cope up with the technological advances China launched their counterpart of Office suite.

China alleges iPhone for being a national security threat

The same reason is being heard about Apple. Chinese state level television channel China Central Television (CCTV) showcased iPhone as a security threat for the nation. Thus us solely due to the Frequent Location feature which is the Location Service of Apple. According to the Wall Street Journal, the fear encountered entails round the “information contained within this feature that would, enable anyone who had this information to know of China’s secrets.”

Apple was not available for direct comment but according to their support page,” Your iPhone will keep track of places you have recently been, as well as how often and when you visited them, in order to learn places that are significant to you. This data is kept solely on your device and won’t be sent to Apple without your consent. It will be used to provide you with personalized services, such as predictive traffic routing.” China has thus fear injected into them and they are ready to ban any important matter that seems China might come up with sone other platforms.

China alleges iPhone for being a national security threat - Last modify: July 13th, 2014, Author: Anik
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Anik is a Software Engineer by profession. He loves to spend a lot of time testing and reviewing the latest gadgets and software. He likes all things tech and his passion for smartphones is only matched by his passion for Sci-Fi TV Series.