• Apple reaffirms privacy stance amid Trump probe revelations

    10 days ago - By Chron

    SAN RAMON, Calif. - Seeking to protect its image as a guardian of personal privacy, Apple maintains it was blindsided and handcuffed by a Trump administration probe that resulted in the company handing over phone data from two Democratic congressmen.
    Apple delivered its version of events Friday in response to news reports detailing the U.S. Justice Department's aggressive attempts to use its legal power to identify leaks tied to an investigation into former President Donald Trump's ties to Russia.
    The Justice Department was able to persuade a federal grand jury to issue a subpoena that...
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  • Apple says it didn't share pictures or emails from lawmakers' phones with Trump DOJ under subpoenas seeking to unmask leakers

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    President Donald Trump meets with members of his American Technology Council, including Apple CEO Tim Cook, on June 19, 2017 in Washington, DC.
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    Apple revealed new details about the Trump DOJ's subpoena targeting House Intel Committee lawmakers.
    It told TechCrunch the subpoena included a gag order and "no information" on the DOJ's inquiry.
    Apple said it gave "account subscriber information" and no content, "such as emails or pictures."
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    Apple on Friday revealed additional detail about subpoenas it received from the...
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