9to5Mac Daily: November 07, 2019 – Apple details iPhone privacy in iOS 13

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Tim Cook delivers Stanford commencement speech, talks Steve Jobs, privacy, more [Video]

Following his speech at Tulane University last month, Tim Cook today delivered the commencement address at Stanford University. During the speech, Cook invoked Steve Jobs, talked digital privacy, and much more. more… The post Tim Cook delivers Stanford commencement speech, talks Steve Jobs, privacy, more [Video] appeared first on 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac

Editorial: The new Services – How will Apple Arcade’s exclusivity, privacy affect Android & Google Play?

Apple has built a very strong position in mobile gaming in its iOS App Store. With Apple Arcade, it is working to create a new pipeline of fun, original, attractive, exclusive games, without ads and where privacy is protected. How will this impact Android and Google Play? AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Mark Zuckerberg joins Tim Cook in calling for GDPR-like privacy regulation in the US

Mark Zuckerberg has published an opinion piece in The Washington Post outlining four ways he thinks new regulation could benefit the Internet. Zuckerberg specifically points to harmful content, election integrity, privacy, and data portability. Zuckerberg calls for expanded privacy regulation, echoing similar statements from Tim Cook. more… The post Mark Zuckerberg joins Tim Cook in […]

Major data broker Acxiom backs Tim Cook’s call for data privacy regulations

Responding to Apple CEO Tim Cook’s crusade for strict data privacy regulations in the U.S., Acxiom, a premiere data broker, said it supports a unified set of laws governing data sharing practices while at the same time denying it is part of a so-called "shadow economy." AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Apple plasters privacy ad on billboard near Las Vegas Convention Center ahead of CES

Though Apple is not scheduled to make an appearance at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas next week, the company is using the event as an opportunity to push its message on privacy and has purchased a large billboard near the city’s convention center. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Apple fully endorses federal privacy legislation, Bud Tribble tells US Senate hearing

We heard earlier this month that Apple VP Guy ‘Bud’ Tribble would be testifying at a Senate hearing into the possibility of federal privacy legislation – and, as expected, he has told the Senate that Apple is fully in favor of the idea … more… The post Apple fully endorses federal privacy legislation, Bud Tribble […]

Five-country group including U.S. calls for encryption back doors, says privacy not absolute

The privacy of Internet users "is not absolute, according to a statement from a five-country coalition that includes the United States following a meeting about security, with the overall theme demanding technology companies to make social networks and messaging services safer and to offer more support to government agencies to break encryption and access potentially […]

Comment: Apple’s example shows how Europe’s new privacy law will benefit people worldwide

Europe’s tough new privacy law, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), came into force today. It provides the strongest protections the world has ever seen for customer and user data. Even Apple – a company famed for its respect for customer privacy – had to strengthen its safeguards in order to meet the extremely high standards […]

Apple launches new privacy portal, users can download a copy of everything Apple knows about them

Apple has today launched its new Data and Privacy website, allowing Apple users to download everything that Apple personally associates with your account, from Apple ID info, App Store activity, AppleCare history to data stored in iCloud like photos and documents. This is currently only available for European Union accounts, to comply with GDPR, and […]