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Cisco CEO Robbins Talks Tariffs, 'Privacy As A Human Right,' And Trust In The Tech Sector

Gina Narcisi

In The Limelight  

Chuck Robbins has a lot on his plate. The CEO of Cisco Systems this week made a passionate call for federal privacy regulations, calling privacy "a fundamental human right." At the same time, the threat of higher tariffs is still looming and the tech industry is bracing for impact.

Robbins took to CNBC Friday morning to talk about the potential rise in tariffs that could stem from the U.S.-China trade deal, the importance of privacy and trust, and how tech companies can help legislators. Here's what Robbins had to say in the interview.

 
Gina Narcisi

Gina Narcisi is a senior editor covering the networking and telecom markets for CRN.com. Prior to joining CRN, she covered the networking, unified communications and cloud space for TechTarget. She can be reached at gnarcisi@thechannelcompany.com.

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