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Apple CEO reiterates his support for unbreakable encryption technology

Published Sun, Dec 20, 2015 · 09:50 PM

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APPLE Inc chief executive officer Tim Cook repeated his strong support for unbreakable encryption technology, despite criticism from global law enforcement agencies which believe that the digital tools impede criminal and terrorism investigations.

In an interview with CBS Corp's 60 Minutes which airs on Dec 20, Mr Cook said that weakening encryption tools so that government agencies can have "back door" access is not the answer to preventing attacks. The interview was conducted before the …

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