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Ubuntu Founder Pledges No Back Doors

One thing that Ubuntu Linux users will also continue to rely on is the strong principled stance that Shuttleworth has on encryption.Overall, he said, the move to encryption as a universal expectation is really important.

“We don’t do encryption to hide things; we do encryption so we can choose what to share,” Shuttleworth said. “That’s a profound choice we should all be able to make.”