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Samsung echoes arch-rival Apple’s arguments on importance of user privacy

But arch-rival hasn't decided if it support the iPhone-maker

6th March, 2016

Samsung called customer privacy “extremely important” and said any requirement to build backdoors into its devices would undermine trust.

The world’s largest smartphone vendor was weighing in on Apple’s escalating battle against the US government. It echoed many of its arch-rival’s arguments but said it hadn’t decided if it will file a friend-of-the-court brief in support of the iPhone-maker.

“Protecting our customers’ privacy is extremely...

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