Apple recruits strong Facebook critic to keep up privacy standards

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AppleInsider—Apple has reportedly hired Sandy Parakilas, an outspoken critic of privacy practices at Facebook, to serve as a product manager on its privacy team.

Apple reportedly hires Facebook critic in privacy role. Sandy Parakilas, who worked at Facebook before opposing its use of personal data, ‘to work on data protection’ Apple has reportedly hired a former Facebook employee who blew the whistle on Facebook’s data-sharing policies exposed during the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Sandy Parakilas, a product manager at Facebook in 2011 and 2012, once gave evidence to the Commons about privacy abuses at Facebook and has been outspoken about the reportedly lax approach to data protection he witnessed at the...