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Apple gets restraining order against man accused of stalking CEO Tim Cook – Source CNET Tech


Tim Cook is one of the world’s most recognizable executives. 

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One night in early December, a man carrying a bottle of champagne and flowers showed up at Apple CEO Tim Cook’s home. He returned a month later, entering the property’s gate without permission and ringing the doorbell.

Those interactions — along with phone calls, making what Apple describes in a legal filing as “threatening statements” — led the company to request a restraining order this month against Rakesh Sharma, a 41-year-old San Francisco man. 

A California court granted Apple a temporary restraining order against Sharma, who goes by “Rocky.” He has been ordered to stay away from Cook’s residence in Silicon Valley, as well as the CEO’s…

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