Facebook has an association with no less than 60 big smartphones companies including Apple, Samsung, Amazon, BlackBerry, and Microsoft, the internet has been offering individuals’ close to home data to the device makers. As indicated by a story in the New York Times on Sunday, this has been continuing for more than ten years. Facebook made deals with Apple, Samsung & other Tech giants to get access to Personal Data. To this Apple CEO Tim Cook Denies Access to Facebook User Data.
Access to Facebook User Data is illegal
Apple CEO while telling that he has no agreement in place for access to Facebook users data, said that:
“We’ve never been in the data business. Facebook had agreements to provide access to large amounts of user data to at least 60 different device makers including companies like Apple, Microsoft, Samsung, and BlackBerry”
Tim Further added that:
“The things mentioned in the Times article about relationship statuses and all these kinds of stuff, this is so foreign to us, and not data that we have ever received at all or requested — zero”