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I'm sorry I gave you the impression I hate Apple, thats certainly not what I intended.

One of the implicit ideas underlying Apple's arguments is that they are more trustworthy than the government.

But theres a lot of evidence that they are not as strong on privacy as they should be. Casting Apple, and private industry in general as privacy heros does a disservice to those very valid concerns.

Heres an article from earlier this month:

http://www.theguardian.com/money/2016/feb/05/error-53-apple-... http://www.forbes.com/sites/gordonkelly/2015/09/16/apple-rel...




None of this gives me the impression that I should trust the government at all, so why bother making the argument against Apple here? It doesn't effectively rebut the article. It just comes off as axe-grinding.




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