Apple chief Tim Cook says he desires these concerned with the lethal assault on the US Capitol final week to be held accountable, even when that features US President Donald Trump.
“Everybody that had a component in it must be held accountable,” Cook stated in a CBS This Morning interview posted on-line Tuesday.
“I feel nobody is above the legislation. We’re a rule of legislation nation.”
The remarks got here throughout an interview that was organized with Cook at Apple headquarters in Silicon Valley to debate an announcement being made by the corporate on Wednesday.
Cook didn’t particularly point out Trump, however stated that anybody with a task within the rebellion ought to be held accountable below the legislation.
“I do not assume we must always let it go,” Cook stated.
“That is one thing we have got to be critical about. I feel holding folks accountable is vital.”
Tech giants Amazon, Apple and Google have all minimize ties with Parler, the social media platform widespread with some conservatives.
The three mega-corporations have accused the platform of constant to put up messages inciting violence even after the Jan 6 assault on the US Capitol by supporters of Trump.
Twitter has suspended the president’s most important account for a similar purpose.
Trump’s accounts have additionally been suspended by different massive social media shops together with Fb, Instagram, Snapchat and Twitch within the wake of the violence within the Capitol.
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