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This article was published on February 18, 2016

Google CEO Sundar Pichai issues weak five-tweet response to Tim Cook’s open letter

Google CEO Sundar Pichai issues weak five-tweet response to Tim Cook’s open letter
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Google CEO Sundar Pichai has issued a response to Tim Cook’s open letter damning the DoJ’s request for a back door into iOS.

As we noted earlier, such a tool is not limited to iOS, or one phone — it potentially affects us all, long term.

Here is Pichai’s full five-tweet response to the letter:

As you can see, not quite a glowing endorsement of Apple’s hard stance, but at least we know where Google officially stands on this important issue.

Sundar Pichai [Twitter]

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