When you publicly declare, indeed argue with governments, about why you will not build back doors into your software, what do you do when the government of your largest country market is not only talking about it, but about to insist that back doors will be installed if you want to sell in that country.
Me - I am with Tim. NO back doors. But it will be interesting to see how he handles this one. China is fast becoming Apple’s most important market - last quarter alone being responsible for over $12 billion revenue.