• Facebook's lead EU regulator opens probe into data breach

    18 days ago - By Reuters

    Facebook's lead regulator in the European Union, the Irish Data Protection Commissioner , on Wednesday commenced an investigation into a massive cyberattack on the social networking site that the company disclosed last week.
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  • Apple's Tim Cook is sending a privacy bat-signal to US lawmakers

    18 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    Apple's CEO Tim Cook has today been announced as the keynote speaker at a European data protection conference taking place in Brussels later this month - at a time when US lawmakers are asking tech giants outright if they'll support “EU-like” privacy rules to shield US consumers from platform power.
    For a week this month Europe's data protection commissioners will gather to discuss the bloc's shiny new privacy framework, GDPR, and what comes after it. They will also gather to listen to Cook talking on the theme of data ethics.
    It's a topic the Apple CEO has been speaking out about publicly...
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  • Tim Cook: Don't worry about a Facebook-style data breach at Apple

    18 days ago - By Fast Company

    “I see privacy as central to liberty,” said Apple CEO Tim Cook.
    In the wake of a massive Facebook data breach that affected some 50 million users, Tim Cook is assuring Apple users that it could never happen to them for one very simple reason: Because Apple collects as little data on its users as possible.
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