The DNC wants Democrats to start using iPhones and Android going out the door. Especially if the Android phones are made by certain Chinese companies that are a bit too friendly towards the government.
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Time to dump Android
Bob Lord, the first chief information security officer of the DNC (CISO?) Stated that Apple always patches iOS devices with the latest security solutions.
Although Google also issues security patches, every phone manufacturer has to update phones on time, and almost none of them. Apple has a commitment to security and privacy that Google and other phone manufacturers alone can not or do not want to match.
At the moment, DNC prefers Apple devices, but it sounds like they are thinking about going even further in the future.
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