The motive could be anything; I don’t much care what it is. The impact, however, is deeply problematic for the health & future of the web; I explain why here: infrequently.org/2020/06/platfo…
July 28th, 2020
I’m trying to make of it what you will, but you won’t tell me. 🙂
They claim one motive (privacy). You claim another (not wishing to expand the web platform).
Which one is true and which one is false?
I concur that impact is more important than motive. That’s why I was surprised that you ascribed motive in your blog post (a motive that contradicts Apple’s stated motive). adactio.com/notes/17206
To take one example, here’s what happens to 1st-party state on iOS. Why aren’t apps forced to dump state if you open them from Twitter to prevent reidentification? A secure web that keeps logging you out will lose to apps unless competition forces tradeoff to evolve faster