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> They have always favoured closed systems even if didn't provide privacy advantages

Yes.

> or as in this case was counter-intuitive for privacy

I fail to see how this is counter-intuitive for privacy.

> iCloud hack

Targeted spearphising?

> Apple's response to iOS vulnerabilities targeted by state actors

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=20897368

> Newer Safari being incompatible with privacy extensions such as uBO etc.

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=21025252






> I fail to see how this is counter-intuitive for privacy.

It makes it impossible to have an app that stores data in localstorage reliably, instead requiring it to be backed up on the app's servers.


In the browser, sure. But it prevents a number of issues with advertisements tracking people around the web.



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