Guessing Why Apple Does Things

“Over the past year, Apple has removed or restricted at least 11 of the 17 most downloaded screen-time and parental-control apps, according to an analysis by The New York Times and Sensor Tower, an app-data firm.

So, why is signing your kid’s device up for one of these services a bad thing? Because this level of management—which involved enrolling the device in a program and accepting the installation of a device management profile, provides whoever issues the profile almost complete control over the device and deep visibility into the use of it, including all the internet traffic.”

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