The anti-spam app by TRAI is already available on Google Play Store for Android users. Though as per the reviews on the app store, the TRAI app is considered useless by many. Despite TRAI having a ‘Do Not Disturb’ directory, the organization has been all but helpful in curbing spam messages and calls in the country. People now resort to Private players like Truecaller and Google to tackle the pestering problem.
Commenting further on the issue, Sharma gave an altogether different spin-off to the case, stating “The problem of who controls user data is getting acute and we have to plug the loose ends. This is not the regulator versus Apple, but Apple versus its own users.””
Apple says it takes the security of your personal information very seriously. Apple online services such as the Apple Online Store and iTunes Store protect your personal information during transit using encryption such as Transport Layer Security (TLS). They also say that when your personal data is stored by Apple, they use computer systems with limited access housed in facilities using physical security measures. iCloud data is stored in an encrypted form including when they utilize third-party storage.