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John Gruber says iOS is an insecure platform

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John Gruber says iOS is an insecure platform

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Speaking about Apple’s upcoming deprecation of iOS’ UDID (the mechanism by which applications can identify users devices (I was wrong about that) uniquely), John Gruber has this to say:

My guess: Apple is doing this so they can further promote iOS as a secure and privacy-protecting platform.

Translation: All the versions of iOS released up until today are not secure and don’t protect privacy.

Gruber then can’t help some drive-by bashing:

What are the odds that Google would ever block Android developers from accessing unique device IDs?

100%, since Android has never allowed such unique user identification. Since version 1.0.

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