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Apple's "Find My" Network Officially Open to Third-Party Devices

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Apr 7, 2021, 10:34 PM

What, wait what?

While this is all good and fine. Wouldn't using someone else's phone without their permission be wrong? It will use data from the iPhone that located the missing device and the iPhone will connect to the missing item via bluetooth without that iPhone owners permission. Doesn't that go against one of apples main ethos? Privacy??
The amount of data involved is absolutely tiny. It won't affect anyone's data allotment.

The data is all encrypted and anonymized to ensure there are no privacy issues.

The phone doesn't "connect" to the missing device over Bluetooth, it just ...
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