Last week, Facebook offered to attack Apple with several ads in different newspapers in the United States. In these announcements criticizes Apple’s new privacy policies has included in its new versions of iOS, ensuring that “they will end free Internet”.
It is normal that Facebook does not like these measures, the list of user data you access is endless and now you can easily see it from the App Store. Few have come out in favor of Facebook, and now the EFF has come out in favor of Apple.
EFF is the Electronic Frontier Foundation, a San Francisco-based nonprofit organization with the stated purpose of devote their efforts to preserving the rights to freedom of expression in today’s digital age. His words could not be clearer: “The criticism of Facebook is laughable”.
The EFF in favor of Apple and very critical of Facebook
In a statement, the EFF shows its disagreement with Facebook and its support for Apple in this task. He attacks the social network and accuses him of lying, and also ask Google to follow the steps Apple took on iOS on Android.
“Facebook recently launched a campaign touted as the Protector of Small Business. this is Facebook’s ridiculous attempt to distract you poor record on anti-competitive behavior and privacy concerns as it tries to derail Apple’s privacy changes that are bad for Facebook’s business.
Requiring trackers to ask for your consent before stalking you on the internet should be an obvious basis, and we congratulate Apple on this change
Facebook presents itself in this case as a protection of small businesses, and that couldn’t be further from the truth. Facebook has locked them into a situation where they are forced to be sneaky and unfavorable to their own customers. The answer cannot be to defend this broken system at the expense of privacy and control of its own users.
Typically, AppTrackingTransparency is a big step forward for Apple. When a business does the right thing for its users, the EFF will be with them, just as we will be tough on businesses that do the wrong thing. Here Apple is right and Facebook is wrong. Next step: Android must continue with the same protections. You move google“.
You can read the full text on the website of Electronic Frontier Foundation. Apple continues to receive support For its new privacy features, Mozilla previously voted in favor of Apple.