“It seems Tim Cook had more on his schedule than a meeting with BILD during his visit to Berlin yesterday: the newspaper reports that he also met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel,” Ben Lovejoy reports for 9to5Mac.
“Cook told BILD that they discussed security, net neutrality, environmental protection and education – but the key topic appears to have been data privacy,” Lovejoy reports.
“Cook said that he could well understand Germany’s strong stance on data privacy, stating that Germans ‘have the same views on privacy as I do,'” Lovejoy reports. “Cook said it was the first time he had met Merkel, and that he was ‘impressed by her deep knowledge of many different topics.'”
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