Chinese authorities are exploiting a weakness Apple has allowed to go unfixed for 5 years.

Source: Apple AirDrop leaks user data like a sieve. Chinese authorities say they’re scooping it up.

As I understand it, AirDrop is used to work around the great firewall of China. That displeases the Chinese government and China is very valuable to Apple, so they aren’t doing anything. So much for valuing privacy?