POLLTIME: PLACE YOUR VOTE ON THE APPLE DEBATE NOW


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“While we believe the FBI’s intentions are good, it would be wrong for the government to force us to build a backdoor into our products,” Tim Cook wrote Tuesday in a letter posted on the company’s website. “Ultimately, we fear that this demand would undermine the very freedoms and liberty our government is meant to protect.”

Cook is taking a bold stand for the privacy of his consumers, since the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) won a court order. Court order requires Apple to help investigators unlock an iPhone used by “Syed Rizwan Farook” one of the shooters in a deadly Dec. 2 attack in San Bernardino, California.

The “Reform Government Surveillance,” a group who represents companies such as Google, Facebook, Microsoft Corp. and Twitter Inc., shared this statement Wednesday…

” While it is “extremely important” to deter crime and terrorism, no company should be required to build backdoors to their own technology.” 

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