Google, Microsoft, Others Rally Behind Apple Against FBI

"In concert with the brief, Richard Salgado, director of Law Enforcement and Information Security at Google, published a March 3 blog post stating Google's participation in the filing.

"We have tremendous respect for the challenges that law enforcement officials face as they work to keep people safe," Salgado wrote. "However, while we support the government's goals of thwarting terrorist and criminal acts, the implications of this case extend well beyond this particular investigation.""