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Well they can perhaps also stop doing business with Chinese government and then continue preaching about privacy. They've proven flexible with their morals when it came to money too many times to be trusted. Just like any other corporation.

Maybe they should also stop doing business with the American government? ;-)

If Apple stopped doing business with China they would have to stop selling products all together.

There just isn't the manufacturing capability anywhere else in the world to compete with China. It's a shame that the world outsourced such an important skill but that's where we are.

Other phone makers manage to manufacture phones in China without handing all Chinese customer data to the Chinese government. It is possible to manufacture in China without selling to Chinese consumers.

Don't forget that they take google's money and put them as the default search provider in safari.

Apple loves privacy, but they love money more.

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