Tim Cook Says Apple is 'Doing Everything in Our Power' to Identify Leakers

Tim Cook Says Apple is 'Doing Everything in Our Power' to Identify Leakers

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In a leaked note to employees, Apple CEO Tim Cook says the company is "doing everything in our power" to identify leakers. Cook also said "people who leak confidential information do not belong here."

Notably, Apple's 'California Event' did have some surprises including the earlier than expected launch of a new iPad mini 6 and iPad 9; as well as, a new Apple Watch Series 7 that did not feature a flat design.

Here's the full email as leaked to The Verge.

Dear Team,

It was great to connect with you at the global employee meeting on Friday. There was much to celebrate, from our remarkable new product line-up to our values driven work around climate change, racial equity, and privacy. It was a good opportunity to reflect on our many accomplishments and to have a discussion about what’s been on your mind.

I’m writing today because I’ve heard from so many of you were were incredibly frustrated to see the contents of the meeting leak to reporters. This comes after a product launch in which most of the details of our announcements were also leaked to the press.

I want you to know that I share your frustration. These opportunities to connect as a team are really important. But they only work if we can trust that the content will stay within Apple. I want to reassure you that we are doing everything in our power to identify those who leaked. As you know, we do not tolerate disclosures of confidential information, whether it’s product IP or the details of a confidential meeting. We know that the leakers constitute a small number of people. We also know that people who leak confidential information do not belong here.

As we look forward, I want to thank you for all you’ve done to make our products a reality and all you will do to get them into customers’ hands. Yesterday we released iOS 15, iPadOS 15, and watchOS 8, and Friday marks the moment when we share some of our incredible new products with the world. There’s nothing better than that. We’ll continue to measure our contributions in the lives we change, the connections we foster, and the work we do to leave the world a better place.

Thank you,


Tim Cook Says Apple is 'Doing Everything in Our Power' to Identify Leakers

1reader - September 22, 2021 at 6:09pm
Oh… it sucks when people see private information, what about when when you guys take a look on our information (even though I wish all pedo to burn in hell, but it is not about that) they are slowly coming out saying that they were monitoring our data and our digital presence online and they have to do something about it.
joeyxxx1 - September 22, 2021 at 5:49pm
Love the irony here.