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Spouses may separate physically when they decide to divorce, but in today’s digitally connected world of family data plans, shared streaming services and iCloud backup accounts, spouses’ lives can remain very much entwined, even if they don’t realize it. 

Shared technology is often a convenience and key cost-saving measure for couples and families. In divorce, however, the continued use of shared accounts creates risk for privacy breaches. The threat is real: even something as commonplace as a shared Apple ID has the potential to reveal everything from location, call logs, email message history and social media account logins, to internet browsing history and saved documents and photos. 

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