He goes on to admit that Apple could "make a ton of money if we monetized our customer". "We've elected not to do that ..." And we're not going to traffic in your personal life. "It's a civil liberty, and in something that is unique to America, this is like freedom of speech and freedom of the press and privacy is right up there for us".
"It doesn't mean that you can't use an iPhone to go to your browser and go to some porno site, if you want to do that", he said, prompting host Kara Swisher to interject with, "Nobody does that!" to both Cook and the audience's laughter. "However, I think we're beyond that", Cook continued. We make sure all the movies are coded in such a way where you can say, "I only want my child looking at G movies", or whatever, or we have a parental control around apps. "I do think it's time that a set of people think deeply about what can be done".
Facebook Reveals the "Access Your Information" Data Tool and New Privacy Shortcuts
Last week, a U.K. parliamentary media committee summoned CEO Mark Zuckerberg to testify about how Facebook uses data, while U.K. The Privacy Shortcuts menu is also getting a simplified makeover to make the experience more visual and easier to navigate.
Adnan Syed of 'Serial' Is Getting a New Trial
On Thursday, CBS Baltimore reported that the Maryland Court of Special Appeals released its decision on the Adnan Syed v. A lower court judge vacated Syed's conviction in 2016 , citing his attorney's failure to cross-examine a key witness.
Ex-NFL cheerleader claims she was sacked for posting swimsuit photo
The difference in rules and regulations between men and women is the crux of Davis's EEOC gender discrimination complaint. The Saints also alleged Davis violated another rule by attending a party also attended by Saints players.
Apple is still a hardware company that makes the bulk of its revenues from devices, while Facebook nearly exclusively relies on advertising to make money, which requires extensive user data to fine-tune targeting. It all traces back to a personality quiz app that was installed by 300,000 Facebook users, and by granting the app permission to access contacts, it was able to amass a much wider collection of data. Lawmakers have also floated tougher rules on the company and two Congressional committees have formally invited the Facebook CEO to testify.
In an interview about App Store policies, Apple CEO Tim Cook suggested watching adult content on Apple devices is not as bad an idea as the company's late founder Steve Jobs thought.
"You are not our product", Cook declared.