This gives consumers more control over their personal information and imposes greater restrictions and transparency rules on all companies, with the threat of fines, but particularly affects the chains of companies that exploit digitally acquired data, including tech leaders such as Google and Facebook and middlemen marketers and data brokers. It is time for the rest of the world, including my home country, to follow your lead. The conference featured brief video comments from the Facebook chairman, Mark Zuckerberg, and Google CEO, Sundar Pichaiasserting various steps they are taking to give users greater protection, in moves observers saw as a jostling by tech giants to curry favor in Europe as regulators intensify their scrutiny. Data protection has become a major political issue worldwide and European regulators have led the charge in setting new rules for the big internet companies.
Bring on a US data privacy law Cook hits out at social media companies that suck up customer data. Cook praised the effective data privacy regulation enforced in the EU and other countries around the world.
Members of Congress have shown interest in moving toward a federal law governing consumer privacy. Apple has taken high-profile actions in support of user privacy.
Infor instance, it refused to alter its software so that the FBI could access an iPhone 5C tied to the San Bernardino terrorist incident, arguing that the change would create a back door to all other iPhones. In June of this year, it unveiled features for its Safari browser that could disable tracking tools Facebook and Twitter use to keep tabs on people's browsing habits.
We at Apple are in full support of a comprehensive federal privacy law in the United States. Minimizing and anonymizing all data collected. Full transparency that gives users a clear picture about what data is being collected.
Giving users the right to access, edit and delete that data. Giving them the right to have data stored securely.
He spoke of how rogue actors and even governments can undermine people's sense of what's true and what's false. It is not imagined or exaggerated or crazy," he said.
Without naming names, he also appeared to hit out at large social media companies and their endless data-gathering operations. The large amount of data collected, he said, serves only to enrich the companies that collect it.
This should make us very uncomfortable, it should unsettle us. Apple, Facebook support more privacy laws 1: Cook also pre-empted arguments that regulation stifles innovation, saying technology will never reach its full potential without the full faith and confidence of those who use it.
Cook also touched on his own preoccupation with AI, saying that it's vital that the emerging technology is designed with human values, including privacy, at its heart.
He acknowledged the role that the iPhone played in putting huge amounts of data on the internet and in people's pockets, and said that he takes the responsibility seriously. There's long been pressure on Apple to bend its values and share information, but the company refuses to trade the "precious cargo" that is customer data, he said.The old adage goes, you have two ears and one mouth, use them in that proportion.
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