Congress is itching to know more about Apple's privacy practices. On March 2nd, Apple responded in writing to questions about its policies. Lawmakers weren't satisfied. They're asking Apple for a briefing in Washington.
It all started on February 15th when the House Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Subcommittee requested information about Apple's mobile privacy practices. Congress is concerned that apps can collect and transmit huge amounts of user data without consent. Despite Tim Cook's response asserting Apple's "unwavering commitment" to user privacy, the subcommittee wants to grill the CEO in person: