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John G. Heim
jheim at math.wisc.edu
Sun Nov 13 22:56:50 UTC 2016
Spouting nonsense like that is really irresponsible, Kyle.
The truth is that the iphone is a sweet little device. With a bluetooth
keyboard, I can read & respond to email about as efficiently as I can on
a desktop. I also use my iphone for skype, streaming media, scanning &
reading text, identifying colors, as a GPS, tracking buses, listening to
books, as an alarm clock, and -- well, I could go on and on. Oh yeah, I
almost forgot, sometimes I use it as a phone.
On 11/13/2016 04:32 PM, Kyle wrote:
> Well, being part of a botnet is about the only thing an iPhone can do
> well. Well, that and force you to join iTunes and iCloud, all of which
> are quite easy to break into and get your personal information, but
> Apple doesn't want us to know that, so they played a nice little PR
> game with the FBI in a feeble attempt to let us know that they are all
> for privacy and all that, when everyone knows how easy it is to break
> into an iPhone and the services it depends on in order to operate.
> Well, everyone except, apparently, the FBI, who played along in order
> to make the whole big bad government vs. Apple game look realistic.
> And no, I don't have an iPhone, and no one could pay me enough to take
> one. I have just read far too many articles about people being able to
> break into them and the services they force you to use in order to do
> anything productive with them. Couple that with the nice little PR
> stunt they played with the FBI, capitalizing on an act of terrorism to
> try to prove their unhackability, and Apple definitely gets a failing
> grade in my book.
> Sent from the new power generation
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