“His fear: That today’s data-collection practices are fueling platforms that are “magnifying our worst tendencies,” Cook said in apparent allusion to Facebook and Google’s YouTube.
“Our own information, from the everyday to the deeply personal, is being weaponized against us with military efficiency,”
“This is surveillance,” he said. “And these stock piles of personal data serve only to enrich the companies that collect them.””
Tim Cook: Our Data Is Being ‘Weaponized Against Us’
Apple’s CEO once again blasted the tech industry’s reliance on collecting people’s personal data to run their products and pushed for a digital privacy law in the US.