A few governments requested access to 163,823 Apple gadgets in the first
half of 2018, as indicated by new figures discharged by the organization.
The most recent Apple straightforwardness report demonstrated that it got 32,342 solicitations to get to the contents of iPhones, iPads and different devices, a 9pc increment from the second 50% of 2017.
The tech giant granted 80pc of requests for data worldwide. However, it did not disclose the number of devices from which data was provided to governments.
The UK made 572 requests, of which 77pc were deemed legitimate, while the biggest requesters were Germany, with 13,704, and the USA, with 4570.