Apple Customer Says Company Employee Threatened to Leak His Files as Revenge
An Apple customer in China has turned to the WWW to reveal how a company employee threatened to leak all his files stored in the cloud, including photos, emails, and contacts, just because he wanted to remove his iCloud account.
The story, which was posted on Weibo, beings with a Chinese customer contacting Apple to close his iCloud account shortly after finding out that local cloud storage would be handled by state-owned Guizhou-Cloud Big Data Industry Development Co. Ltd.
While Apple’s decision to move cloud data to Chinese servers raised privacy concerns, the customer, surnamed Qin, says he told an Apple employee on the phone that he only wanted to close his iCloud account because he hadn’t used it in some time.
The conversation quickly turned into a verbal fight due to what Qin described an “arrogant and neglectful attitude,” and after refusing to share any personal information, he even… (read more)