Feb 142015
 
 February 14, 2015  Business, Featured News, Govt

Danny Yadron and Damian Paletta report:

For a moment here Friday, it was the chief executive of Apple Inc. vs. the president of the United States.

Speaking just before Barack Obama at a conference on computer security, the iPhone maker’s Tim Cook gave perhaps one of the most impassioned defenses of digital privacy from a corporate executive—in this case the CEO of the world’s most valuable company.

It was a pointed welcome for Mr. Obama, and a reminder that technology giants remain distrustful of government efforts to collect their users’ data.

Read more on WSJ.

Related: Obama signs executive order on sharing cybersecurity threat information (Washington Post) and Obama Signs Executive Action, Calls For Collaboration To Fight Cyber Attacks At Stanford Summit (Forbes)

Related: Kara Swisher interviews President Obama on Cybersecurity:

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