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Apple CEO Tim Cook castigates Silicon Valley rivals over privacy, and he’s right

02/06/2015

Speaking remotely to an Electronic Privacy Information Center crowd honoring him last night, Apple CEO Tim Cook had some choice words (...)
Speaking remotely to an Electronic Privacy Information Center crowd honoring him last night, Apple CEO Tim Cook had some choice words about how other tech companies do business. I’m speaking to you from Silicon Valley, where some of the most prominent and successful companies have built their businesses by lulling their customers into complacency about their personal information. They’re gobbling up everything they can learn about you and trying to monetize it. We think that’s wrong. And it’s not the kind of company that Apple wants to be. We don’t think you should ever have to trade it for a… This story continues at The Next Web Speaking remotely to an Electronic Privacy Information Center crowd honoring him last night, Apple CEO Tim Cook had some choice words about how other tech companies do business. I’m speaking to you from Silicon Valley, where some of the most prominent and successful companies have built their businesses by lulling their customers into complacency about their personal information. They’re gobbling up everything they can learn about you and trying to monetize it. We think that’s wrong. And it’s not the kind of company that Apple wants to be. We don’t think you should ever have to trade it for a… This story continues at The Next Web
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