• Tim Cook says Apple banned Alex Jones because it curates content - not because of politics

    2 monthes ago - By Chron

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    Apple removed Alex Jones' podcasts and app from its services earlier this year.
    The decision to remove the material from the conservative talk-show host was related to Apple's desire to curate apps and other material on behalf of its users, company CEO Tim Cook said in a new interview.
    Cook denied that the decision was coordinated with other tech firms, some of which removed Jones from their services soon after Apple did.
    Apple's decision to ban the conservative conspiracy theorist Alex Jones had everything to do with its longstanding belief that it should offer users...
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  • Apple CEO Tim Cook says that it's a 'challenge' getting Congress up to speed on the need for new privacy regulations

    Apple CEO Tim Cook says that it's a 'challenge' getting Congress up to speed on the need for new privacy regulations

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Tim Cook, Apple's CEO, is calling for new privacy regulations.
    But in a new interview, he acknowledged that getting Congress up to speed on the issue is "a challenge."
    Cook touted Apple's restraint in terms of collecting information on its users and said he couldn't "imagine" one of his successors steering the company in a different direction when it comes to user privacy.
    Apple CEO Tim Cook is reiterating his call for new government regulations to protect consumer privacy from tech companies.
    The amount of information about individual users stored online and on their phones is enormous...
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