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Apple to store iCloud keys in China, sparking privacy fears

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There are only days until Apple begins storing the data of Chinese iCloud users within China, and concern is mounting about the human rights and privacy implications. A new data center is due to open in China at the end of this month as Apple moves to comply with Chinese authorities. It means that iCloud data such as text messages, photos and emails will be stored in China -- as will the cryptographic keys required to access the data. These keys had previously been stored in the US. See also: OnePlus denies sending clipboard data to China iPhone X bug… [Continue Reading]

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