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Tim Cook: It’s time for the shadowy world of data brokers to end

17/01/2019

The Apple CEO is calling on Congress to give Americans more control over their data. Many people I’ve spoken to have a pretty good understanding that companies like Facebook and Google have a massive amount of data on them. And most of those people also understand that companies like Facebook and Google package...
The Apple CEO is calling on Congress to give Americans more control over their data. Many people I’ve spoken to have a pretty good understanding that companies like Facebook and Google have a massive amount of data on them. And most of those people also understand that companies like Facebook and Google package this data about them and sell it to advertisers. But few people I’ve talked to know that Facebook, Google, and other companies also sell your data to third-party data brokers.Read Full Story The Apple CEO is calling on Congress to give Americans more control over their data. Many people I’ve spoken to have a pretty good understanding that companies like Facebook and Google have a massive amount of data on them. And most of those people also understand that companies like Facebook and Google package this data about them and sell it to advertisers. But few people I’ve talked to know that Facebook, Google, and other companies also sell your data to third-party data brokers.Read Full Story
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