October 6, 2022
Apple Podcasts prohibit “harmful and dangerous” content. But the platform is a hub for shows spreading Covid conspiracies—and increasingly, misinformation about monkeypox.
August 15, 2022

Apple’s critics say the company has a long history of putting third-party apps out of business by copying their ideas. Is Jamf, the maker of device management software, next in line?

June 21, 2022

A new law presumes goods from China’s Xinjiang region are tainted by forced labor unless importers prove otherwise. Will it bring some accountability to Apple?

September 27, 2021

Today, Campaign for Accountability (CfA) filed a formal complaint with U.S. Customs and Border Protection over Apple’s continued use of forced labor in products it ships to and sells in the United States.

September 7, 2021

State lawmakers have floated numerous bills to break Apple’s grip over the App Store. A TTP investigation reveals the iPhone giant’s extensive pushback.

August 25, 2021

Apple just announced new steps to flag child sex abuse images on iPhones. But a TTP investigation shows that Apple’s App Store is rife with child safety problems.

June 8, 2021

Apple is investing in wind farms in China as it develops a carbon neutral supply chain. But the company’s wind partner in China has links to the repression of minority Uyghurs in Xinjiang.

January 27, 2021

Militia groups and QAnon have amassed a vast audience through social media. But they’ve also gained a foothold on Apple and Google podcasts—and an Apple TV show.

January 7, 2021

Chinese company Lens Technology—a key part of Apple’s supply chain—has made heavy use of minority Uighur workers, TTP’s investigation found.

December 23, 2020

Apple admits it has removed apps in China at the government's request, but says the majority involve activities like illegal gambling and porn. A TTP analysis, however, suggests Apple is proactively blocking scores of other apps that are politically sensitive for Beijing.

September 2, 2020

Apple has touted its efforts to halt the trade of conflict minerals like gold. But the company has long relied on gold suppliers linked to money laundering and other illegal activity.

August 10, 2020

Apple says it has ‘zero tolerance’ for forced labor in its supply chain. But Apple’s supplier of T-shirts for its retail staff just got slapped with U.S. sanctions for coercive labor practices.

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