Reaction to this tweet indicates a lot of people not 100% sold on their kids.
— Schooley (@Rschooley) March 28, 2018
(Reminder: Schooley writes cartoon shows for a living. Yes, it’s a joke!)
Now, *this* is depressing: Tim Cook is happy to tell us that privacy — like clean water, decent health care, education, and so many other valuable commodities — is just another luxury good…
"Privacy to us..a human right…a civil liberty…something that is unique to America. This is like freedom of speech and freedom of the press," Cook said. "Privacy is right up there with that for us"
Monetized in Golden Age of personal data surveillance https://t.co/0IwICvn4hH
— Thomas Drake (@Thomas_Drake1) March 29, 2018
… Speaking at a town hall event hosted by MSNBC’s Chris Hayes and Recode’s Kara Swisher, Cook said Facebook put profits above all else when it allegedly allowed user data to be taken through connected apps. The event is part of MSNBC’s “Revolution” series.
When asked what he would do if he were in Zuckerberg’s position, Cook replied: “What would I do? I wouldn’t be in this situation.”
“The truth is we could make a ton of money if we monetized our customer, if our customer was our product,” Cook said. “We’ve elected not to do that.”…
Of course, Apple’s already made such ‘tons of money’ selling to “discerning” customers that its biggest problem is not drawing undue attention from government authorities, so Mr. Cook can afford to look down his nose at penny-an-ad barrel-scrapers like Zuckerberg…