Apple’s critics say the company has a long history of putting third-party apps out of business by copying their ideas. Is Jamf, the maker of device management software, next in line?
A new law presumes goods from China’s Xinjiang region are tainted by forced labor unless importers prove otherwise. Will it bring some accountability to Apple?
Today, Campaign for Accountability (CfA) filed a formal complaint with U.S. Customs and Border Protection over Apple’s continued use of forced labor in products it ships to and sells in the United States.
State lawmakers have floated numerous bills to break Apple’s grip over the App Store. A TTP investigation reveals the iPhone giant’s extensive pushback.
Apple just announced new steps to flag child sex abuse images on iPhones. But a TTP investigation shows that Apple’s App Store is rife with child safety problems.
Apple is investing in wind farms in China as it develops a carbon neutral supply chain. But the company’s wind partner in China has links to the repression of minority Uyghurs in Xinjiang.
Militia groups and QAnon have amassed a vast audience through social media. But they’ve also gained a foothold on Apple and Google podcasts—and an Apple TV show.
Chinese company Lens Technology—a key part of Apple’s supply chain—has made heavy use of minority Uighur workers, TTP’s investigation found.
Apple admits it has removed apps in China at the government's request, but says the majority involve activities like illegal gambling and porn. A TTP analysis, however, suggests Apple is proactively blocking scores of other apps that are politically sensitive for Beijing.
Apple has touted its efforts to halt the trade of conflict minerals like gold. But the company has long relied on gold suppliers linked to money laundering and other illegal activity.
Apple says it has ‘zero tolerance’ for forced labor in its supply chain. But Apple’s supplier of T-shirts for its retail staff just got slapped with U.S. sanctions for coercive labor practices.
YouTube says it delivers ‘responsible’ video recommendations. But its algorithms steered accounts for young gamers toward content on guns, school shootings, and a serial killer.
Vance has called for repeal of Section 230 legal protections, but only for big tech platforms. That would benefit his investment Rumble, a right-wing alternative to YouTube.
Google says a ‘broad cross-section’ of experts, academics, and organizations support its legal position. The company is paying many of them.
Facebook says it bans U.S.-designated terrorist groups. But the platform has generated more than 100 pages for groups like Islamic State and Al Qaeda.
Tech giants like Google, Amazon, and TikTok say they’re committed to protecting kids. But their trade groups are aggressively fighting online child safety measures across the country.
Crisis pregnancy centers pose as abortion clinics but push an anti-abortion message. Google is helping them reach their target audience of low-income women.
Facebook bans ‘militia communities.’ But it’s hosting an array of militia groups that push misinformation about migrants at the U.S. southern border.