Apple Will Soon Disclose Government Requests to Take Down Apps

Apple Will Soon Disclose Government Requests to Take Down Apps

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In its latest Report on Government and Private Party Requests for Customer Information, Apple said it plans to disclose government requests to take down apps starting in the second half of 2018.

Starting with the Transparency Report period July 1 - December 31 2018, Apple will
report on Government requests to take down Apps from the App Store in instances
related to alleged violations of legal and/or policy provisions.


Currently, Apple reports on requests in the following categories...

1) Worldwide Government Device Requests
2) Worldwide Government Financial Identifier Requests
3) WorldwideGovernmentAccountRequests
4) WorldwideGovernmentAccountPreservationRequests
5) WorldwideGovernmentAccountRestriction/DeletionRequests
6) WorldwideGovernmentEmergencyRequests
7) United States Government National Security Requests
8) UnitedStatesGovernmentDeviceRequestsbyLegalProcessType
9) UnitedStatesGovernmentFinancialIdentifierRequestsbyLegalProcessType
10) United States Government Account Requests by Legal Process Type
11) United States Private Party Requests for Information
12) United States Private Party Requests for Account Restriction/Deletion

You can check out the latest transparency report at the link below...

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