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Apple Finds Way to Spot Leakers Within Days, Have Them Arrested

Apple sent an internal memo to employees bragging about its ability to unmask leakers, which was promptly leaked, as this story demonstrates. The scoop by Bloomberg is important and well-timed because the memo runs counter to the privacy-conscious do-gooder image Apple is presenting to the public these days. The memo makes clear Apple is putting a lot of resources into turning its technology into powerful surveillance tools. As big technology firms consolidate power and change society in ways we don’t fully understand, let’s hope their employees have the courage to speak up. 

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