“Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said on Monday that he supports Apple’s position in its fight with the U.S. government over weakening the security of the iPhone,” Aaron Pressman reports for Yahoo Finance.
“Speaking at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on Monday, Zuckerberg was asked directly where he stood on the controversy. ‘We’re sympathetic with Apple on this,’ Zuckerberg answered. ‘We believe in encryption,'” Pressman reports. “Zuckerberg said he opposed adding backdoors into encryption, which he said would be both ineffective and a bad idea for society.”
Pressman reports, “The CEO’s remarks were consistent with a statement Facebook released last week in support of Apple.”
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