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Obama can't talk about Apple vs. the FBI, but now we know where he stands

President Barack Obama became the first sitting US president to speak at the annual South by Southwest festival on Friday and called on the tech entrepreneurs in the audience to think of ways to make government work better through technology. But what was on the mind of many was the case between Apple and the FBI. And, while not addressing specifics, Obama offered his thoughts about the larger privacy vs. security debate and it's clear where he stands — and that's with the FBI.