Apple CEO Tim Cook to Speak at Global Privacy Summit in Washington D.C. Next Week

The International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) today announced that Apple CEO Tim Cook will headline this year's Global Privacy Summit, which will take place in person on April 11 to April 13 in Washington, D.C.

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Cook will provide the conference's keynote speech on April 12 at approximately 9:15 a.m. Eastern Time. His speech will be live-streamed on YouTube.

"Tim Cook is a leading and influential voice for the privacy community, especially as Apple remains a critical player in the broader environment in which the digital economy operates," said J. Trevor Hughes, IAPP's President and CEO. "We look forward to his contributions to the event's powerful dialogue on privacy and trust in the digital economy."

The annual Global Privacy Summit focuses on international privacy and data protection in practice, policy, and strategy, according to the IAPP, a not-for-profit organization that has a mission of promoting and improving the privacy profession globally.

Top Rated Comments

ouimetnick Avatar
8 weeks ago
How’s that revolutionary CSAM tracking coming along Timmy?
Score: 19 Votes (Like | Disagree)
GeoStructural Avatar
8 weeks ago
I got a copy of the transcript:

"Yeah, we take privacy seriously, it is a human right, unless you are in China or Russia, then you are screwed... our rigorous App Store review process also let slip all sorts of trackers for our users to be heard and monitored even when they don't want to, isn't that fascinating? This is the most private OS ever! And I think you are going to love it."
Score: 15 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Shirasaki Avatar
8 weeks ago
*cough* CSAM *cough*

The dog who barks the loudest is the dog which doesn't really bite.

Aside from that, I believe there are other instances of privacy violation involving Apple recently.
Score: 12 Votes (Like | Disagree)
antiprotest Avatar
8 weeks ago

*cough* CSAM *cough*

The dog who barks the loudest is the dog which doesn't really bite.

Aside from that, I believe there are other instances of privacy violation involving Apple recently.
CSAM would be intentional violation. There are also unintentional ones like handing over data to people pretending to be police. And users here still defended Apple saying humans are "fallible." Well, if they champion privacy so much there could have been a system in place to mitigate this excessive fallibility, or encrypt everything so even Apple does not have access to it.
Score: 12 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Chitin5 Avatar
8 weeks ago
I wonder how Timmy will gaslight this time?
Score: 11 Votes (Like | Disagree)
farkleboy Avatar
8 weeks ago
He's so uninspiring. at least Jobs had a persona you could cling to.
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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