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

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”

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