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The Lawfare Podcast: Daniel Weitzner and Benjamin Wittes on Going Dark and the Fallout from Apple v. FBI

Last week on a panel at the IAPP Global Privacy Summit in Washington D.C., Lawfare's Editor-in-Chief Ben Wittes and MIT's Daniel Weitzner discussed the fallout from the battle between Apple and the FBI and what is likely to come of the Going Dark debate. 


Apple v. FBI -- Broader Implications

Last Thursday I participated in a discussion (not really a debate) about the broader implications of the Apple v. FBI dispute.  The event was hosted by George Washington University.  I was joined by Ari Schwartz (former WH cyber staffer) and Amitai Etzioni.  Our moderator was Professor Lance Hoffman of the GWU Cyber Security and Privacy Reseach Institute.  Here is the video:



Who Is Helping the FBI?

Who is helping the FBI crack the Apple iPhone?  Some skeptics say "noone."  Other conspircy theorists say, "the NSA."  Now Reuters tells us it is an Israeli firm.

Israel's Cellebrite, a provider of mobile forensic software, is helping the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation's attempt to unlock an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino, California shooters, the Yedioth Ahronoth newspaper reported on Wednesday.

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