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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:

 

Encryption

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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