Apple defends iOS privacy changes against Facebook's accusations

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Facebook has taken out full-page ads in the US press claiming opt-in permissions will hurt small businesses

Apple announced in June that it plans to update its iOS privacy settings to require users to give explicit permissions for apps to collect data about them. The company has now defended the move, sa...

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