Apple reportedly collecting an alarming amount of data on users — despite privacy claims


For some time, Apple has made its respect for user privacy a key selling point over rivals with skin in the advertising game like Google, leading the way with key initiatives like App Tracking Transparency blocking data sharing. 

This might make users believe that Apple has no interest in user data itself. But according to tests carried out by a pair of app developers and “occasional security researchers,” this isn’t the case at all.