Friday, November 07, 2014
To encrypt or not is the question of Google and Apple survival
Speaking at Web Summit in Dublin, Baker claimed that moves by Google and Apple and others to encrypt user data was more hostile to western intelligence gathering than to surveillance by China or Russia.
Thus, Apple and Google should stop encrypting or .. die like Blackberry.
"Blackberry pioneered the same business model that Google and Apple are doing now - that has not ended well for Blackberry," Baker was quoted as saying.
The comments come after the new boss of the UK eavesdropping nerve-center GCHQ blasted Google and Apple, and claimed US tech giants were "command and control networks" for terrorists.
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