https://readwrite.com/2012/11/01/apples-apology-to-samsung-is-anything-but/ U.K. Judges Say Apple Is Getting Cute With Samsung Court Order https://www.macrumors.com/2012/11/08/apple-removes-code-hiding-samsung-court-order-on-uk-website/ Apple Removes Code Hiding Samsung Court Order on UK Website
I'm trying to get an ipad unlocked for the brother of a late friend and I came across one of these. Today I searched on Britain, but I haven't tried to see if Britain has more of this per capita than the US.
"In iCloud's terms and conditions, Apple warns: You agree that your Account is non-transferable and that any rights to your Apple ID or Content within your Account terminate upon your death. Upon receipt of a copy of a death certificate your Account may be terminated and all Content within your Account deleted."
So this is an insane location to keep any records. I don't think they make this point strongly enough or no one with connected brain cells woudl do it.
Don't competitors have a more owner-friendly (that is, less owner-hostile) policy?
I'd never lock my ipad in the first place**. And I see now that I will never put anything in the icloud.
**If he didn't lock his ipad, you don' thave to tell them when he dies. (At least until they start circulating all info everywhere.)
Not the same story, probably worse: http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/apple-refuses-unlock-ipad-containing-10095969