Monday, March 21, 2016

The Behind-the-Scenes Fight Between Apple and the FBI - Bloomberg Business

Final paragraphs of a recap on the privacy path to the Supreme Court

"A battle that had been simmering beneath the surface for almost two years was now very public.

The fight shows no signs of ending soon. Obama, a former constitutional law professor, has come out in support of the FBI, calling Apple's view "absolutist." Meanwhile, technology companies including Apple are taking steps to make it even harder to penetrate digital communication. According to Edgar, the former White House official, there isn't much common ground between those points of view.

"Lawyers think privacy is you can't listen to my conversation without a warrant; technologists think privacy is you can't listen to my conversation, period," Edgar said. "It's hard to reconcile those two points of view.""
The Behind-the-Scenes Fight Between Apple and the FBI - Bloomberg Business
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