DOJ files motion to force Apple submission to FBI backdoor demands

The fight between Apple and a US magistrate judge (and the FBI) over whether a company can be forced by the government to install a backdoor that compromises the security of users has finally brought out some strong support of Apple’s pro-privacy position from some prominent players in the tech industry. Following ambiguous statements expressing mild support from Google CEO Sundar Pichai and Microsoft head Satya Nadella, Twitter CEO tweeted an unequivocal “we stand with Tim Cook and Apple (and thank him for his leadership)!” message on Thursday….

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