Captain Richard Rodriquez of the Bitter End blog points us to TUAW.com, where they have the details of how Apple has taken steps to conceal its bills of lading and other import records from public access for the highly anticipated release of the new iPad.
Philip Elmer-DeWitt over at Apple 2.0 is reporting that Apple has taken steps to hide ocean shipping data for its iPad. Several business intelligence companies exist that collect, analyze, and resell data of a company’s shipping records. This data is sold to the company’s competitors in hope that they can glean information on how well a certain product is doing by extrapolating potential sales data from the shipping records.
More can be read at Apple 2.0 HERE.