iOS 17 introduces strict new API rules in crackdown on ‘fingerprinting’

When iOS 17 arrives this fall, it will bring a slew of features that make our iPhones better, including Contact Posters, Standby, and Live Voicemail. But there’s one you might not notice that will make your iPhone safer: a new developer requirement that seeks to cut down on apps that use APIs to track users by “fingerprinting” them. As spotted by 9to5Mac, iOS 17 introduces a set of “required reason” APIs that need to be defined before an app

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