03 Oct Apple’s Tim Cook Hits “Data Grabbing” Companies
In a recent interview with Vice, Apple’s Tim Cook said that consumers should not believe companies that say that they need more data to improve their products and services, calling the claim “a bunch of bunk.”
While not naming names, the CEO seems to be pertaining to firms such as Google and Facebook. He added that Apple collects as little data as possible and that he considers privacy to be one of the most important issues of the 21st century.
He also agreed that some level of government regulation is needed and he would be willing to work with lawmakers and ensure that tech companies create great products that are beneficial to society.