Sep 4, 2020

Apple delays new anti-tracking privacy measures

Apple has delayed the implementation of a new privacy measures designed to stop apps and websites tracking people online without their consent. Apple said the changes were being delayed until the start of 2021 to give app developers and websites more time to adapt their services. When iOS 14 is released in the autumn, apps will have to declare what data they collect and how they track people in Apple's App Store. Apple is updating its "Widgets" - blocks that display a stripped-down, small app window - so that they can be placed among the icons for other programs. For the first time, users will be able to set third-party email and web browser apps as the default in iOS, rather than Apple's own software.

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