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iMessages really are secure
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Sep 8, 2015, 12:29 PM
It looks like end-to-end encryption of iMessages really is secure - assuming you don't mirror it to iCloud.

The FBI hit Apple with a court order to produce real-time iMessages. The answer - Apple was unable to comply.

Lying to a court is one of those big ones that put people in jail. Not governments of course (parallel construction), but people and business must tell the truth or face consequences.
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Sep 8, 2015, 01:49 PM
Apple's doubling-down on privacy for the average user. I wonder how far they'll be able to push it as a marketing tool.
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Sep 8, 2015, 03:11 PM
This is actually an explicit part of their privacy statement.

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