An Apple engineer who helped launch the iPod stated he helped the US authorities construct a secret model of the system that might covertly accumulate knowledge.
David Shayer, the second software program engineer employed for the iPod challenge in 2001, stated he first discovered of the challenge in 2005, when he acquired an workplace go to from his boss’s boss.
“He minimize to the chase,” Shayer recounts in a publish printed on Monday by TidBITS, a web-based e-newsletter overlaying all issues Apple. “‘I’ve a particular task for you. Your boss doesn’t find out about it. You’ll assist two engineers from the US Division of Vitality construct a particular iPod. Report solely to me.’”
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