Apple CEO’s Privacy Letter Indirectly Slams Google, Facebook

by Greg Sterling
Apple CEO Tim Cook’s open letter to users about privacy has sparked lots of discussion. The letter is appropriate given the recent iCloud celebrity hacking scandal, still-unfolding NSA surveillance scandal and the introduction of Apple Pay. Here are a few key statements from the letter: Users of Internet services began to realize that when an online service is free, you’re not the customer.Read the full article

Tim Cook on Privacy and Apple Pay (Sept. 15, 2014) | Charlie Rose

Apple CEO Tim Cook talks about consumer privacy, data, and Apple Pay in an exclusive two-part interview. The second part airs September 15, 2014 on CHARLIE ROSE. SUBSCRIBE to get the latest from Charlie Rose: Connect with Charlie Rose Online: Visit the Charlie Rose WEBSITE: Like Charlie Rose on FACEBOOK: Follow Charlie Rose on TWITTER: Follow Charlie Rose on INSTAGRAM: About Charlie Rose: Emmy award winning journalist Charlie Rose has been praised as "one of America's premier interviewers." He is the host of Charlie Rose, the nightly PBS program that engages America's best thinkers, writers, politicians, athletes, entertainers, business leaders, scientists and other newsmakers. USA Today calls Charlie Rose, "TV's most addictive talk show." New York Newsday says, "Charlie's show is the place to get engaging, literate conversation... Bluntly, he is the best interviewer around today." Tim Cook on Privacy and Apple Pay | Charlie Rose