Google’s Sundar Pichai has thrown his support behind Apple’s recent decision to push back against the FBI and not build a backdoor into iOS. In the Google CEO’s first tweetstorm, Sundar notes that requiring companies to enable hacking of customer devices and data “could be a troubling precedent”. Could be? It would be.
The CEO’s sentiments are laid out over the five tweets embedded below but the tl;dr is in the first one: “Forcing companies to enable hacking could compromise users’ privacy”