Apple last week faced renewed scrutiny for its data-sharing practices, following a report that it retains iMessage metadata and shares it with law enforcement when presented with a court order. The company for months has insisted that it would not share data that would jeopardize the privacy and trust of its millions of customers. iMessage encryption does prevent Apple from accessing the actual content of conversations, but the company maintains phone logs that contain a range of information for up to 30 days.