Apple CEO Tim Cook previews new privacy protections at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference at Apple Park in Cupertino, California, on June 7. A new VPN feature called “private relay” that masks users’ IP addresses and browsing activity will not be available in China, among other countries. Photo: AFP
Apple CEO Tim Cook previews new privacy protections at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference at Apple Park in Cupertino, California, on June 7. A new VPN feature called “private relay” that masks users’ IP addresses and browsing activity will not be available in China, among other countries. Photo: AFP
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Apple’s new ‘private relay’ VPN will be available in Hong Kong, not mainland China, source says

  • Apple’s ‘private relay’ feature for iCloud, which hides users’ browsing data even from the company itself, will be available in Hong Kong, not mainland China
  • The feature, expected to roll out later this year, is one of multiple new privacy protections Apple unveiled at its developer conference on Monday

Apple CEO Tim Cook previews new privacy protections at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference at Apple Park in Cupertino, California, on June 7. A new VPN feature called “private relay” that masks users’ IP addresses and browsing activity will not be available in China, among other countries. Photo: AFP
Apple CEO Tim Cook previews new privacy protections at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference at Apple Park in Cupertino, California, on June 7. A new VPN feature called “private relay” that masks users’ IP addresses and browsing activity will not be available in China, among other countries. Photo: AFP
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