Apple, Obstruction of Correspondence is a Crime
I’ve been using an iPhone for years. Once upon a time I admired Apple, but they seem to have changed. Apple’s business strategy seems to be make it incredibly painful for people to switch to Android by quietly obstructing message delivery.
In the past two weeks, I know I’ve missed two invitations to go biking with a group, and an invitation to go to a birthday party. In all cases the senders had assumed I’d gotten messages which had quietly gone nowhere.
Let me explain the problem.
Apple’s texting application iMessage will send messages over a different networks depending on if you are transmitting to another iPhone or something else. Apple phone to Apple phone, it sends over an internal apple network, Apple to something else, it sends over the SMS (Text Message) network.
Apple got sued years ago for not delivering messages via SMS to people that switched their phones from...
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