Once again, the FBI is seeking Apple’s help in unlocking phones in a counterterrorism case. But this time, Apple is technically incapable of providing assistance.
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Two days ago, Ben predicted that the respite from the Apple v. FBI fight would not be long. He was right. The FBI has now annouced that it will help the Arkansas police unlock an iPhone in an unrelated case. That's about as "in your face" as it gets. From this I draw three quick conclusions:
You know you want one.
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The San Bernardino litigation isn't about trying to set a precedent or send any kind of message. It is about the victims and justice. Fourteen people were slaughtered and many more had their lives and bodies ruined. We owe them a thorough and professional investigation under law. That's what this is. The American people should expect nothing less from the FBI.