I believe it's a reaction to Apple https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT210425 who provide the same service and people jumped on it as a "awesome privacy tool". It doesn't make sense. It's kinda like the "privacy" by sending your traffic through yet another vpn provider. Like they protect you from all the other vendors by spying on you exclusively. These consumers don't understand that picking who can spy on you is not "privacy". E2E encryption is.
@chebra how's the service literally called "Sign in with Apple"? They ran out of ideas?
I suppose if you have already given your entire life to a company run by people looking to make a huge profit, with margins that make most other organizations jealous, you may as well use that forwarding service, since those messages end-up in your iTrash anyway.
So there's indeed a small privacy benefit, if you close your eyes and stop thinking for yourself 😌
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