Facebook and Apple’s PR war seriously heats up

Facebook and Apple's PR war seriously heats up

Facebook and Apple’s public brawl over privacy concerns and monopoly power just got even more intense. 

Apple CEO Tim Cook spoke at the European Computers, Privacy and Data Protection conference on Thursday. He seemed to deliver harsh words for Facebook without actually naming Facebook, a true mean girl power move.

“The fact is that an interconnected ecosystem of companies and data brokers, of purveyors of fake news and peddlers of division, of trackers and hucksters just looking to make a quick buck, is more present in our lives than it has ever been,” Cook said. “And it has never been so clear how it degrades our fundamental right to privacy first, and our social fabric by consequence.” Read more…

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