Tim Cook pledges for a federal privacy law

Apple CEO Tim Cook in Brussels, at the International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners.

In his most political speech ever Apple chief executive Tim Cook has demanded a tough new US data protection law. Referring to the misuse of “deeply personal” data, he said it was being “weaponised against us with military efficiency”. “We shouldn’t sugar-coat the consequences,” he added. “This is surveillance.” The strongly-worded speech presented a striking defence … Read more