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ABC News Exclusive: Tim Cook Has Strong Words for NSA

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In an ABC News exclusive interview David Muir sat down with Apple CEO Tim Cook as the company celebrates the 30 year anniversary of the revolutionary Macintosh computer.

As the company takes a moment to look back, Cook reveals his biggest concern regarding the National Security Agency’s surveillance program and the impact it may have on the future of his company.

“I've been pushing very, very hard to open the books and be totally transparent. Much of what has been said isn't true; there is no back door, the government doesn't have access to our servers. They would have to cart us out in a box for that and that just will not happen.”

But when it comes to discussing future Apple products, Cook is far less interested in transparency.

“I’m not going to get into that,” says Cook, “but you can always bet that there’s something around the corner.”

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