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Apple’s Tim Cook warns proposed antitrust laws will leave users with fewer privacy choices

Apple Inc. General Manager Tim Cook warned on Tuesday that proposed antitrust legislation would have the unintended consequence of making iPhones less secure, putting users at risk for “data-hungry” companies seeking to circumvent its privacy features.

The iPhone maker faces a dual threat to its App Store business from Congress and the European Union, where lawmakers intend to loosen its grip on the app economy and make the iPhone more accessible to third-party developers as part of efforts to increase competition.


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