As before, Google sides with Apple on encryption

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The tech hivemind works in mysterious ways. On providing free internet, it’s confused. On invalid patents, it’s against Apple. But most everyone agrees that impenetrable encryption, where offered, should be kept impenetrable. Apple CEO Tim Cook has stood the company’s ground on this matter, pitting it against the FBI and the court in investigating the shooting in San Bernardino.

Google CEO Sundar Pichai has just voiced his support with Tim Cook in a series of tweets.

While the industry has opposition in the form of legislation, we have yet to hear about Apple’s formal response to the court order forcing the company to assist in unlocking the San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone 5c.

Via: The Verge

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Jules Wang
Jules Wang is News Editor for Pocketnow and has been on the team since May of 2015. Before that, he was a production intern, editing and producing the Pocketnow Weekly podcast and also editing other video projects from the team. He is a Emerson College graduate of 2015 with studies in journalism.