The moral case for iMessage on Android
Here at CES, Apple has trolled the entire electronics industry with a giant banner that reads: “What happens on your iPhone, stays on your iPhone.” It’s clever and designed to spark discussion, but it’s also important because it once again establishes that Apple wants to be known as the company that’s most dedicated to protecting your privacy.
If Apple really wants to establish that identity, it should bring iMessage to Android.
Before you rattle off a tweet, let me be crystal clear about a few things. I understand that:
- It will likely never happen.
- It’s not in Apple’s business interest for it to happen because it would hurt Apple’s iPhone profits.
- There’s a myriad of options for people on Android who want to have secure, end-to-end…