Even though Jobs had many friends at the NSA, Stone believes there is no way Jobs would have ever caved in.
“Steve Jobs would’ve rather died than give into that, even though he had a lot of friends at the NSA,” he told Cult of Mac, shaking his head. “Microsoft caved in first, then everyone else. Steve would’ve just never done it.”
In fact, the leaked slides show that Apple was one of the last tech giants to cave in to the PRISM program in October 2012 -- one year after Steve Jobs' death. Apple of course has denied any involvement in the program.