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June 17, 2019
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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, … Continue reading

May 14, 2019
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Facebook staring down possibility of 20 years of FTC oversight to end privacy probe

Facebook’s negotiations with the Federal Trade Commission to end an investigation into the social network’s alleged privacy violations may involve a 20-year period of government oversight, with a deal between the two potentially a month away from completion. AppleInsider – … Continue reading

May 4, 2019
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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 … Continue reading

April 29, 2019
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Apple says it removed parental control apps because they posed privacy risk

Apple on Sunday issued a formal response to a New York Times report that implied the company removed a number of parental control apps from the App Store to quash competition, saying the titles in question posed a threat to … Continue reading

April 1, 2019
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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, … Continue reading

March 14, 2019
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‘Privacy. That’s iPhone’ ad campaign launches, highlights Apple’s stance on user protection

The new Apple "Privacy. That’s iPhone" ad campaign has debuted, highlighting the company’s stance on user privacy and protections. AppleInsider – Frontpage News Incoming search terms:privacy thats iphone campaign ad

January 18, 2019
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Comments Off on Major data broker Acxiom backs Tim Cook’s call for data privacy regulations

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 … Continue reading

January 5, 2019
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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 … Continue reading

November 28, 2018
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Tim Cook may get that US privacy legislation he’s expecting in 2019

Apple CEO Tim Cook’s expectation that tech giants will be subjected to privacy regulations may soon become a reality, with a pair of U.S. Senators working on a bipartisan bill mandating the protection of consumer data that could be drafted … Continue reading

September 26, 2018
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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 … Continue reading

September 3, 2018
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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 … Continue reading

May 25, 2018
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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 … Continue reading

May 23, 2018
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Comments Off on Apple launches new privacy portal, users can download a copy of everything Apple knows about them

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 … Continue reading

March 26, 2018
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Comments Off on Large-scale polls show low level of trust in Facebook privacy as firm apologizes with full-page ads

Large-scale polls show low level of trust in Facebook privacy as firm apologizes with full-page ads

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has run full-page newspaper ads apologizing for the privacy breach that allowed a researcher to collect user data that was later used by Cambridge Analytica to help elect Trump. Fallout so far has included investigations in the … Continue reading