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>"Apple doesn’t gather your personal information to sell to advertisers or other organizations."

Facebook and Google can say the same without lying. Apple's iAd is the ad-network and Apple sells the categorization (male, 14-21, likes dogs) of you based on your personal information. As do G and F.

So it's basically PR double speak.

"The iAd App Network was discontinued as of June 30, 2016" (wikipedia)

Is this meant to refute the argument, or suggest that it's no longer relevant?

If the argument is sound, the question instead becomes: Did their privacy focus start at that date, or did the iAd business case evolve into something else?

That iAd was discontinued is the wrong focus. I want to know whether they actually care about privacy, since there is so little insight.

This PR turn of phrase is really obvious for anyone with some skill in reading this kind of document.

The whole document reads like novlang and PR marketing propaganda.

I've never actually seen an iAd. Maybe it's US-only?

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