August 09, 2013
by Globe and Mail
U.S. President Barack Obama quietly met with the CEOs of Apple Inc, AT&T Inc. as well as other technology and privacy representatives on Thursday to discuss government surveillance, according to a media report.

Google Inc. computer scientist Vint Cerf and civil liberties leaders also participated in the meeting, along with Apple’s Tim Cook and AT&T’s Randall Stephenson, Politico said late Thursday, citing sources familiar with the matter.

The session was not included on Obama’s daily public schedule for Thursday.

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