Tim Cook is right and wrong about sideloading

At the 2022 International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) conference Tim Cook got a little passionate about what he calls the “data industrial complex” and one of the most essential battles we are fighting against right now. What he was really talking about was sideloading apps onto the phone you paid for.

This is not a thing for those of us with an Android phone, but for iOS, you have never been able to install apps that didnt come from Apple’s official App Store unless you went through the hassle of jailbreaking your expensive phone or tablet. Apple has always hated the idea of ​​sideloading and probably always will.

Sideloading is good for users even if big tech thinks otherwise. Just know the risks.

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