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Apple, CEO Tim Cook double down on privacy demands

Kyle Brasseur | January 22, 2019

While Facebook and Google continue to come under fire for bungling users’ data privacy, Apple and its CEO, Tim Cook, remain on the offensive regarding the push for federal privacy legislation in the United States.

Cook recently wrote an op-ed for Time Magazine, once again stressing the need for the United States to address privacy on a national level.

“In 2019, it’s time to stand up for the right to privacy—yours, mine, all of ours,” Cook begins. “Consumers shouldn’t have to tolerate another year of companies irresponsibly amassing huge user profiles, data breaches that seem out of control and the vanishing ability to control our own digital lives.”

“This problem is...

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