Apple CEO praises tough EU privacy law in Brussels

Attending the International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners in Brussels, Apple CEO Tim Cook praised the EU’s strong stance on data protection and called for a similar development in the US. According to Politico, Tim Cook also warned the audience of policymakers and national authority representatives against the rise of a ‘data industrial complex’, stating that ‘these stockpiles of personal data serve only to enrich the companies that collect them’.