How Apple is paving the way to a ‘cloud dictatorship’ in China

The US-based global tech giant Apple Inc. is set to hand over the operation of its iCloud data center in mainland China to a local corporation called Guizhou-Cloud Big Data (GCBD) by February 28, 2018. Once the agreement is signed, GCBD — a company solely owned by the state — would get a key that can access all iCloud user data in China, legally.

Country: Global

Domains: IG

Stakeholder: Industry

Tags: China, access to data, cloud computing

Posted on Saturday 17 February 2018

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