Tim Cook Calls for US Privacy Law to Protect Citizens From Growing ‘Data Industrial Complex’ – Mac Rumors

Posted: October 27, 2018 by gamegetterII in Uncategorized

Our own information — from the everyday to the deeply personal — is being weaponized against us with military efficiency,” warned Cook. “These scraps of data, each one harmless enough on its own, are carefully assembled, synthesized, traded and sold.

“Taken to the extreme this process creates an enduring digital profile and lets companies know you better than you may know yourself. Your profile is a bunch of algorithms that serve up increasingly extreme content, pounding our harmless preferences into harm.”

“We shouldn’t sugarcoat the consequences. This is surveillance,” he added.

https://www.macrumors.com/2018/10/24/tim-cook-wants-us-privacy-law-protect-users-data/?utm_source=The+Rutherford+Institute&utm_campaign=601e90ead9-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2018_10_22_01_54&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_d7ffde3304-601e90ead9-42109549

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