Unlocking your Apple iPhone: What the FBI really wants

Unlocking your Apple iPhone: What the FBI really wants

Does the government want access to all devices, some devices or just terrorists devices? That is what is at stake.

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WASHINGTON, Feb. 24, 2016 – The FBI’s quest for a “backdoor” into encrypted devices is not new. FBI director James Comey sought a “regulatory or legislative fix” that would allow the agency to access devices, with a court order, back in 2014.

Julia Angwin, ProPublica, shares her article on the Apple encryption debate:


The FBI’s much-discussed request to Apple can seem innocuous: Help us extract six weeks of encrypted data from the locked iPhone of Syed Farook, an employee of San Bernardino health department who spearheaded an attack that killed 14 people. Most people believe Apple should comply. But the FBI is demanding a lot more than the data…


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