iCloud China data migration: Apple warns some users about dodging new data law. This week Apple announced that it was handing over operations of iCloud data services for customers in China to GCBD, who will manage the data in mainland China. The change is in an effort to comply with Chinese laws.
Early in 2011, Apple put iCloud service. Since then, users can upload their photos, files, memos, contacts, and more to iCloud, and all other Apple machine will keep automatic updates. If necessary, users even can perform backups and recovery.
iCloud China data migration: Apple warns some users about dodging new data law
Moving from one cloud to another will only affect Chinese customers requires high-level security. Fortunately, Apple and Guizhou-Cloud Big Data both had good security solution which has accepted the approval from the government. This apple privacy changes also make users think what this means? the Chinese government intends to use icloud as a forensic data? Will it be Butterfly Effect for other countries? Let’s see what will happen in the next months and years.
Apple switches iCloud data of Chinese users to government-owned server, probably a new icloud era, a step back for encrypted data protection if this is replicated in other countries.