Apple rejects FBI request for 'backdoor' to iPhone

Wednesday 17 February 2016 | 15:38 CET | News
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Apple has rejected a request from the US government to build a 'backdoor' to the iPhone operating system in order to aid a terrorism investigation. The case concerns the attack in San Bernardino, California in December 2015. Apple CEO Tim Cook said in a post on the company's website that Apple had already cooperated with the FBI on the case, providing requested data, complying with warrants and subpoenas and making its engineers available to help investigate mobile devices possibly used by the suspects. However, the company has drawn the line at a request from the FBI to make a new version of

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Companies: Apple
Countries: United States / World
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