Reply to post: So, what’s your point?

Apple is a filthy AWS, Azure, Google reseller, gripe punters: iPhone giant accused of hiding iCloud's real backend


So, what’s your point?

I can imagine that, in China, Apple had to let the government have a spare key.

Even if the plaintiffs (whose financial data, health records and browsing history are probably spattered over various clouds) believe an Amazon, Google or MS BOFH is more likely to pry than an Apple BOFH, I’m sure bosses at those cloudy providers know that holding a key to iCloud data could leave them open to all sorts of liabilities they really don’t need.

This is going to come down to how much third party providers can reasonably be used, and what for.

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