Australia made third highest number of requests for Apple data in the world

In the first half of 2018 Australian authorities made 2,375 requests, more than China, Singapore or the UK

Apple received 2,357 “device requests” from the Australian government and law enforcement in the first half of 2018, the third-highest rate of requests in the world.

The tech company published its twice-yearly transparency report on Friday, which reveals how many times governments asked Apple for data and information about iPhone, iPads, computers and Apple accounts.

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