Apple vs. Google: Two Opposite Sides of the Same Privacy Coin

As the technology companies head to Washington to testify about privacy legislation, you can start to see where some of them are going to want to be when the dust settles.  Google is trying to show that they can “do better” on their own and head off highly restrictive GDPR-like privacy regulations, whilst Apple effectively says “we built our products around privacy, so bring on robust privacy-protecting legislation, US Congress.”

Via 9to5Google: Google revamps Safety Center and proposes data privacy framework

And Via 9to5Mac: Apple to support ‘comprehensive federal privacy legislation’ tomorrow at Senate hearing

With my iPhone in hand, I am hopeful that Apple’s stance wins the day since I purchase my devices as much based on privacy as the underlying technology capabilities.

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