Apple and Facebook lock horns over data collection practices

20 November 2020
Cupertino says Facebook collects data with disregard for user privacy, Zuckerberg and co. respond Apple is deliberately distracting from other issues.

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Zenith, 21 Nov 2020Translation : 'Since, US companies are already illegal... moreTranslation: It was just a sarcasm on Trump administration, no a long post was not needed.
He's basically agreeing with your point.

  • insanity

Everybody is freaking out.

Don't use a smartphone if you all don't want your data being stolen.

  • Carol

This can only be believed by apple fanatics. Everyone knows who apple is and who facebook is, the same as google. They all harvest data, and their fight for "privacy" is a circus full of clowns that make bad jokes.

Nicolas de Palma, 21 Nov 2020As a loyal apple customer since the first iphone owning eve... moreYou are a living proof why there should be phycological tests on people who want a smartphone.
Never go full fanboy man

  • MrHong

Nicolas de Palma, 21 Nov 2020As a loyal apple customer since the first iphone owning eve... more๐Ÿ˜†

  • Anonymous

Nicolas de Palma, 21 Nov 2020As a loyal apple customer since the first iphone owning eve... moreLol Good joke ๐Ÿ‘

  • Nicolas de Palma

Nicolas de Palma, 21 Nov 2020As a loyal apple customer since the first iphone owning eve... moreTypos

*...deserve every inch of this good fame.

*...is what make iOS the best phone OS ever made.

Typing in a hurry :)

  • Nicolas de Palma

As a loyal apple customer since the first iphone owning every iteration, I must say thanks to apple for fighting for our privacy. This is why apple is the most trusted and valuable tech company in the US and deserve every inch of this good game. Privacy, security and user experience is what make iOS the best prone OS ever made.

  • Anonymous

This APP and or web, acts in an arrogant way and spies to you at all times. Itยดs one of the few that demands your real name without being able to use a nickname, because they want to sell real data to third parties. Sometimes they insist that they must have a copy of your official ID from your country if they are in doubt as to whether your name is real, as if you were a criminal. And they convince you that even if you live in Europe, they can take that data, collect it in Ireland and then send it and sell it to the USA, bypassing all European privacy laws. For me, this is a very serious and dangerous practice of National Socialism guy.

Goodfellow, 20 Nov 2020You can simply deny all permission & then disable them.... moreThanks.

I would love to be able to disable all Google apps & services until I need them.

  • Anonymous

Zenith, 21 Nov 2020Translation : 'Since, US companies are already illegal... moreChinese are already collecting the data from day one and surely Apple is already providing whatever data they are collecting in China is given to the Chinese government.

Android Authority, 21 Nov 2020Is there any way to opt out of it without not using them? ... moreAs far as I know, the answer is No.

You have to look elsewhere for alternatives, or more extreme, build your own app.

Because at least all the the apps that I'm currently using, if I don't agree their terms, they basically said "go f*ck yourself".

Anonymous, 20 Nov 2020They don't steal it - we give it to them upon agreeing... moreIs there any way to opt out of it without not using them?
Everyone has to agree to those terms and conditions when installing these apps or signing up. It's just a legal loophole to do all their dirty deeds.

  • Zenith

Bibi, 21 Nov 2020"Nothing matters as long as they are US companies. Rem... moreTranslation : 'Since, US companies are already illegally collecting your data, allow Chinese companies to illegally collect your data too.

In the future, when the Supreme Court of US or other US tech regulators punish the US companies for doing this and direct them to delete this data, the Chinese companies would go scot-free and maintain the data reserves as THEY do not fall under the jurisdiction of the US Supreme court or the US Government.'
So, this was your motive with the snarky comment, great logic of two wrongs will make a right..

At the end of the Facebook group will be blocked by Apple ...
bye bye Instagram, WhatsApp, FB yeeyy

end of period

facebook was a good place years ago..now it's a shit hole..

"Nothing matters as long as they are US companies. Remember, only Chinese companies are a threat. Ban all Chinese companies collecting data but let all US companies collect data for SAFETY reasons," reassured Donald Trump.

  • Anonymous

MrHong, 20 Nov 2020What about the Alibaba scandal in China?Which scandle? You mean forcefully withdraw of IPO of ANT Group which has no relation with Alibaba either having the same funder?

Already, the step down of Jack Ma (founder of Alibaba) was already draw speculation of the struggle power between Ma and party member within the company and the rumor the goverment itself didn't like him being too 'liberal'. The force withdraw of ANT Group IPO probably just confirm it. Obviously, he's open criticism in the interview direct to the party also come as a play. But I fail to see how it related?

1. US companies try to get over each over using regulations and among other dirty tactics
2. While with Jack Ma, it just shows the west what authoritarian do when they are 'unhappy'.

  • Anonymous

they care only how to make you click more ads... i never click on ads... ever. if they show an interesting ad for instance "men glasses" say from aliexpress and i am interested, i open aliexpress app and search for these glasses but never thought they sodding app. ha! suck it facebook

  • MrHong

Wakikilouba, 20 Nov 2020While Apple, amazon, facebook is battling with lawsuits and... moreWhat about the Alibaba scandal in China?