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Apple’s AirTag trackers made it frighteningly easy to ‘stalk’ me in a test – The Washington Post

Apple knows its tiny new lost-item tracker could empower domestic abuse but doesn’t do enough to stop it.

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I know because I tested AirTags by letting a Washington Post colleague pretend to stalk me. And Apples efforts to stop the misuse of its trackers just arent sufficient.
To discourage what it calls unwanted tracking, Apple built technology into AirTags to warn potential victims, including audible alarms and messages about suspicious AirTags that pop up on iPhones. To put Apples personal security protections to the test, my colleague Jonathan Baran paired an AirTag with his iPhone, slipped his tag…

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