Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Apple Chief Calls Court Order to Unlock iPhone ‘Unprecedented Step’ - The New York Times

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"Timothy D. Cook, the chief executive of Apple, has released a statement in which he says that a court order that directs the company to help the F.B.I. unlock an iPhone could threaten the privacy of its customers.

Mr. Cook’s statement, a letter to Apple customers, was posted on the company’s website on Tuesday night, several hours after a judge in California ordered Apple to unlock an iPhone used by one of the gunmen in the December attack in San Bernardino, Calif, that killed 14 people.

In his statement, Mr. Cook called the court order an “unprecedented step” on the part of the United States government and he said that Apple would not comply."
Apple Chief Calls Court Order to Unlock iPhone ‘Unprecedented Step’ - The New York Times
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