Sign In with Your Apple ID

Major digital firms—including Amazon, Facebook, Google, and Twitter—set up a way to reduce the number of accounts you needed to create across the internet by letting you proxy your account with them instead. Instead of creating a new account in an app or at a website, you would click a Connect with Facebook button or something similar.

Over the years, it’s become increasingly clear how much information gathering goes along with that third-party login, as each of these companies can collect more information about everything you do via your behavior at these unrelated sites.

Apple has staked out privacy as one of its tentpoles, and the new “Sign in with Apple” option lets you create accounts while limited exposure of ...

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