Apple’s Tim Cook Makes Blistering Attack On The ‘Data Industrial Complex’ | TechCrunch

TechCrunch: Apple’s CEO Tim Cook was the keynote speaker at the 40th International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners (ICDPPC) held in Brussels, recently. He addressed privacy issues and stressed four points which for one, includes transparency.

Excerpt from TechCrunch:

“Artificial intelligence is one area I think a lot about,” he told an audience of international data protection experts and policy wonks, which included the inventor of the World Wide Web itself, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, another keynote speaker at the event.

“At its core this technology promises to learn from people individually to benefit us all. But advancing AI by collecting huge personal profiles is laziness, not efficiency,” Cook continued.

“For artificial intelligence to be truly smart it must respect human values — including privacy. If we get this wrong, the dangers are profound. We can achieve both great artificial intelligence and great privacy standards. It is not only a possibility — it is a responsibility.”

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