August 16, 2016

"Apple caused quite a stir earlier this year when it refused a request from the US Department of Justice to unlock a suspected terrorist's iPhone."

Information Week: At the time, Apple argued that the request would affect more than a single smartphone, that it was unconstitutional, and that it would weaken security for everyone. by Eric Zeman

'Now, Tim Cook, Apple's CEO, tells The Washington Post that the issue boils down to civil rights.

'In a wide-ranging interview that covers host of topics, the Post's Jena McGregor dug deep on the FBI's fight with Apple and Apple's response.

'"We knew it was going to be very, very difficult. And that the cards were stacked against us," responded Cook. "But we spent a lot of time on what is right here?"'

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