Published On: Thu, Feb 18th, 2016

Google’s CEO Says “Forcing Companies To Enable Hacking Could Compromise Users’ Privacy.”


Google’s Sundar Pichai has thrown his support behind Apple’s new preference to pull behind opposite a FBI and not build a backdoor into iOS. In a Google CEO’s initial tweetstorm, Sundar records that requiring companies to capacitate hacking of patron inclination and information “could be a discouraging precedent”. Could be? It would be.

The CEO’s sentiments are laid out over a 5 tweets embedded next though a tl;dr is in a initial one: “Forcing companies to capacitate hacking could concede users’ privacy”

This comes a day after Apple’s Tim Cook published an open minute detailing because a association will quarrel a justice sequence seeking Apple for some really specific technical assistance in sequence to capacitate a FBI to entrance information on an iPhone 5c used by one of a San Bernardino shooters.

Tim Cook isn’t station alone. Whatsapp owner Jan Koum published a brief Facebook post today, observant that “we should not concede this dangerous fashion to be set. Today the leisure and the autocracy is during stake.” The ACLU and EFF also expelled statements siding with Apple’s stance.

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