"While the various public polling on the issue has led to very mixed results, it's pretty clear that the public did not universally swing to the government's position on this. In fact, it appears that the more accurately the situation is described to the public, the more likely they are to side with Apple over the FBI. Given that, John Oliver's recent video on the subject certainly isn't good news for the DOJ.White House Begins To Realize It May Have Made A Huge Mistake In Going After Apple Over iPhone Encryption | Techdirt
Either way, the DOJ and FBI insisted they wanted a conversation on this, and now they're getting it. Perhaps they should have been more careful what they wished for."
Tuesday, March 15, 2016
White House Begins To Realize It May Have Made A Huge Mistake In Going After Apple Over iPhone Encryption | Techdirt
Also see Help crowdfund better journalism on encryption (Dan Gillmor) and Apple's Response To DOJ: Your Filing Is Full Of Blatantly Misleading Claims And Outright Falsehoods (Techdirt)