If you had told me “Apple is just the same as Google on privacy” six years ago, you would have been wrong because they were incomparably better (https://ar.al/notes/apple-vs-google-on-privacy-a-tale-of-absolute-competitive-advantage/).
If you were to tell me the same thing today, you would still be wrong. Because when they implement client-side scanning, they will actually be worse (https://ar.al/2021/08/08/apple-is-trying-to-redefine-what-it-means-to-violate-your-privacy-we-must-not-let-it/).
Never forget: No trillion-dollar corporation is your friend.
@aral Also, I think it is important to mention that the surveillance imposed on us by Apple or Google is just a symptom of the software being nonfree software.
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