FBI Beats Apple, Cracks ISIS iPhone

WASHINGTON – The FBI has dropped its case against Apple in which it was trying to get the computer giant to give it access to the phone of the San Bernardino shooter. Another similar case was dropped at the same time. Why? Because Another company came forward and showed the FBI how they could do it without Apple. Said to think that the FBI wasn’t the one to approach the company instead…

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This is a black mark for Apple in two ways. First of all they refused to cooperate with the government when the government had gone through all the legitimate steps to obtain the information they were trying to get at.  They look bad and unpatriotic. Secondly, that which they truly feared – a public announcement of the fact that their phones can be hacked – has taken place. Both their unwarranted reputation for preserving privacy and their patriotism just sailed down the river.

Apple took the wrong approach on this. They should’ve settled privately and help with the government with information to access just the one individual phone. Instead, because of their stubbornness and arrogance, they have lost in every possible way. And the government by openly asking for the information looks great because they got the information through unsurreptitious means. Time for Apple to “think different” when it comes to their approach to terrorism…

 

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