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I don't think anyone is assuming that that's the only reason but just because something is valuable to corporates doesn't mean you have the right to have that information.

After all I'm sure that it would be useful to you if my browser told you my age, sex, salary, where I live and how many kids I have but that doesn't mean it should happen.

Besides in this instance the hardware is remarkably similar to the iPad 2 (which is the thing you can't tell it apart from). It's unlikely there's anything the mini can do that the iPad 2 can't from a performance perspective so you really don't need to distinguish them.

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