Samsung Unsure About Supporting Apple in Court in FBI Case

Samsung Electronics Co. called customer privacy “extremely important” and said any requirement to build backdoors into its devices would undermine trust, as it weighs in on Apple Inc.’s escalating battle against the U.S. government. The world’s largest smartphone vendor 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.