Reply to post: Re: Problem with the iCloud theory

Apple, FBI: YES we're, er, looking into the NAKED CELEBRITY PICS. Aren't you?

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Re: Problem with the iCloud theory

" All these celebs ignored those alerts?"

Almost certainly, yes.

As do very many people when they get a message on their smart-phone thingy because so many different things send you alerts all the time you get used to just clicking them all off. That is one of the problems - the systems are set up by (and for) relatively tech savvy people and that leaves a lot of room for less aware people to get ripped off.

In one sense, that is how Apple have been so successful - keeping a walled garden around their hard/software has removed the need for many people to get down and dirty with their devices. But it puts a lot of trust in the supplier and leaves people very unaware of what is really going on under the hood.

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