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Apple helped make ‘top secret’ iPod for US government – BBC News

A former Apple engineer says the modified iPod secretly recorded data using hidden extra hardware inside.

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The secret project began in 2005, when the iPod with video was launched
Apple helped the US government build a “top secret” iPod with hidden sensors inside, a former employee has revealed.
Only four people at the company knew about the project, according to former Apple software engineer David Shayer.
Two men from a defence contractor had arrived at Apple in 2005, on behalf of the US Department of Energy, he said.
They had wanted help to build an iP…

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