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Apple blasts Android malware in fierce pushback against iOS sideloading

July 29, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

Apple is continuing to pushback against looming antitrust legislation in the United States that could bring major changes to the App Store. A letter sent to the Senate Judiciary Committee by Apple and obtained by 9to5Mac specifically counters claims that Apple’s anti-sideloading stance is “unfounded, disingenuous, and dishonest.”

This letter from Apple to the Senate Judiciary Committee is dated March 3 and signed by Timothy Powderly, the company’s senior direct of government affairs. The letter was sent in response to allegations from cryptographer Bruce Schneier, who told lawmakers that Apple’s security concerns related to sideloading were “unfounded.”

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