Apple’s Tim Cook defends encryption. When will other tech CEOs do so? | Trevor Timm

Apple’s Tim Cook defends encryption. When will other tech CEOs do so? | Trevor Timm
By Trevor Timm

More high-profile titans need to use their platforms to make crystal clear how important encryption is to users everywhere

Related: Weak encryption won’t defeat terrorists – but it will enable hackers | Trevor Timm

It seems everywhere he goes these days, Apple CEO Tim Cook is out there forcefully and publicly defending his company’s decision to provide iPhone users with end-to-end text messaging and FaceTime encryption to protect against the constant threat of criminal hackers and foreign governments. The question is: when will other tech company leaders follow his lead?

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December 23, 2015 at 11:30AM
via Opinion | The Guardian http://ift.tt/1kgH65G

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