The statement was made on the background of the incidents, in consequence of which large technology firms have come under intense scrutiny in connection with their handling of user data.
“You will not violate privacy, if you think about it in the process of developing products,” cook said. “Let’s see what happens when the company once you realize the situation and finally going to do something about privacy. You just can’t do it. You had to think about this during development.”
In recent months, lawmakers have expressed concern the leaders of Google and Facebook over how companies collect and process data of its users. The CEO of Google, Sundar Pichai addressed the U.S. Congress to answer questions regarding the data that Google collects about its users. One of the issues raised was, “are Google search results biased.”
In recent years Facebook has also experienced several scandals in the area of privacy. The most significant of which was the scandal of the Cambridge Analytica, which was opened in 2018. Last year The Guardian and The New York Times reported that Cambridge Analytica, a political consulting firm with ties to the election trump. And, also, that she collected data for the polling company profile of tens of millions of Facebook users.
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