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Apple blocks widow from honouring husband's dying wish

An Ontario widow is fighting Apple to gain access to an account she and her husband shared. But instead of giving her the password she’s forgotten, the tech giant is demanding she jump through complicated and expensive legal hoops.

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    Go to Zero Hedge to see the Hunter Biden information the media is trying to hide

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    Yep Apple are hard on security
    And it’s great most of the time
    Add it to your testament !

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    Idk what to type lol

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    Another reason to never buy apple

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    Another example of how the rich lack empathy for the poor. Even if both parties are the same race

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    Pepper Acton McGowan

    that’s not right. i better get my own papers in order because i’m sitting in the hospital right now and i’m an author and songwriter who is bound to not be around that long. humans are like that.

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    Things like this are why it is important to talk to IT professionals. Yes, I'm available for hire.

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    Freedom Loving Loyalist

    Too bad I own an Apple.

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    Apple didn’t block her. It’s called privacy. Apple doesn’t have to do it.

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    or find an honest whitehat hacker and then be able to hack it for you get the password Apple or no Apple device doesn't make any difference

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    She should just get it jailbroken.

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    Rotaryfever Linguisticbeaver

    Blind shhhhhhheeeeppp looking to pummel pounanies?

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    Apple didn’t block crap. Her husband did by putting a password on something that he owned which is the right thing to do. So let’s all blame apple for protecting people’s privacy. And how do we know that the widow is even telling the truth? She could be just trying to access the iPad because she don’t want to buy one

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    You cannot want security and then decide you don't want it. I'm surprised someone didn't start a go fund me. A Court order is reasonable.

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    Karen Prophet-Lacasse

    Good luck to these families that need the information. Maybe people could give information to a designated person like a power of attorney to help solve this issue?? Just a thought. God bless 🙏

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    You signed a legal contract when you use the service allowing ownership over the account, and its contents to not be passed down to anyone else, other than the original user.

    Stop clicking yes before reading the user agreement.

    If everyone did this, and not used the service, the company would be forced to change the user agreement where this would not have occured in the first place.

    Blame yourselves ninnies.

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    Curious, it was so important that she finished the book, why not leave her the password????????

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    I am sorry to hear this but it is important that digital privacy is protected. I don't even think apple should have the ability to do this with a court order, it will get abused to easily by the worlds governments I fear

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    Well if you really read the terms and conditions, you don't even own your own information if it is stored on their systems.

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    Did she say bequeef? 0:59

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    nnystikai Gakushū

    Your husband out a password on his device. How you you both didn’t share passcode especially knowing what’s to come. To those talking about how much they hate  because of this, Goodluck finding someone at google to even speak to if you have an issue like this.

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    Try and find a device of his that was automatically logged into the email address that would get a reset password email sent to it. Follow the forgot password thing and there you go. If you don’t have his email/password for that then you could try google (or whatever his email was through) but may get the same result

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