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OS, Exchange Server Enhance Privacy Controls

DATA PROTECTION—U.S.

October 2, 2012

The Center for Democracy and Technology (CDT) says it approves of the privacy features Apple recently incorporated to its iOS 6 operating system, Computerworld reports. In a recent blog post, the CDT said it “applauds Apple’s decision to incorporate these substantial pro-privacy elements into iOS 6, allowing users to finely control how their data gets shared with specific apps and to more easily express a desire not to be tracked by marketers,” adding, “We hope that this effort encourages mobile OS vendors to continue to iterate and compete on built-in privacy controls.” Meanwhile, in PCWorld, Tony Bradley says the enhancement of data protection controls in Microsoft’s Exchange Server will help IT admins keep data safe.
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