This week, Apple confirmed a new privacy blow when it delayed a major iOS 14 anti-tracking feature after pushback from Facebook and others. Here’s what that means.
When Apple confirmed this week that a much anticipated iOS 14 privacy feature was to be delayed, I have to say I was disappointed. Make no mistake, I am a big fan of Apple, and the firm’s usually laudable approach to privacy and security on the iPhone.
But the unlikely development has seen commercial interest arguably win over privacy. That’s not what people expect from Apple—although in this case it is in some ways understandable.
Apple’s iOS privacy push
Apple’s major privacy push started in September last year,…