Apple’s Rhetoric over iPhone Encryption False and Corrosive: DOJ

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The rhetoric of Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) over the iPhone encryption related to the San Bernardino case was “false,” according to the Department of Justice in a filing to U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) obtained a court last month that required Apple to “provide reasonable technical assistance” to unlock the iPhone owned by Syed Rizwan Farook, one of the terrorists who killed 14 people and injured 22 others in the San Bernardino mass shooting. Apple rejected the court order and argued that…

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Tech Giants to File Joint Amicus Brief in Support of Apple over iPhone Encryption

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Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Amazon.com and several other companies in the internet and technology sector are united in supporting Apple in its legal battle against the U.S. government over the iPhone encryption. The tech giants will a joint amicus brief asking the court to rule favoring Apple in its case against the government on Thursday, according to Reuters based on information from people familiar with the matter. The iPhone rejected a court order requiring it help the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), which demand the company to create new software to…

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