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Apple Sends a Global Signal in Its Legal Stand With the FBI

Feb 29, 2016 | 10:15 GMT
iPhone encryption mass shooting San Bernardino FBI court order Apple computers

The policies of the U.S. government and the business interests of U.S. technology giants are increasingly diverging as a high-profile battle between the FBI and Apple over iPhone encryption shows.

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A legal battle is brewing between the FBI and Apple as U.S. officials seek to unlock the iPhone of San Bernardino shooter Syed Farook. As consumer demand for privacy rises, the interests of major technology companies and of the governments that regulate them will be increasingly at odds. ...

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