Sunday, February 15, 2015

Apple’s Tim Cook Skewers Those Who Don’t Protect Privacy - Digits - WSJ

Taking a stand at a cybersecurity summit other tech execs skipped

"“If those of us in positions of responsibility fail to do everything in our power to protect the right of privacy, we risk something far more valuable than money,” he said. “We risk our way of life.”

“We must get this right,” he said. “History has shown us that sacrificing our right to privacy can have dire consequences. We still live in a world where all people are not treated equally. Too many people do not feel free to practice their religion, or express their opinion, or love who they choose.”

Many people, he said, live “in a world in which that information can make the difference between life and death.”"
Apple’s Tim Cook Skewers Those Who Don’t Protect Privacy - Digits - WSJ
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