“It's Wrong”: Apple CEO Slams Rivals for Selling Customers' Data

Apple CEO Tim Cook aimed some sharp criticism at competitors like Facebook and Google for making money off users' personal data in the past — especially when customers don't realize it. "I'm speaking to you from Silicon Valley, where some of the most prominent and successful companies have built their businesses by lulling their customers into complacency about their personal information," Cook said at the EPIC's Champions of Freedom event in Washington, D.C., reported a TechCrunch journalist who attended. Cook did not mention Facebook and Google by name, but they are the two largest and most notable tech companies that offer free services while profiting on the information their users provide.

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