publication date: Saturday, February 20, 2016 (part of Winter 2016)

category: Business

clue: His beloved, now deceased predecessor had a legacy of innovation. His legacy might be privacy.

explanation: Cook was the CEO of Apple. At the time of this goo, Apple was embroiled in a conflict with the federal government over providing back-door access to encrypted phone data, and had previously gone out of its way to establish privacy standards that go further than the rest of the industry. more…

difficulty: hard

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, Justin Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Matthew Preston, Mike Rothstein, and Erik Bates


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