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Facing challenges from FBI, Apple vows to strengthen encryption even further

02/24/2016, 03:11:12 PM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Should it successfully refuse a court order to help the FBI unlock Syed Farook's iPhone, Apple will continue to strengthen its encryption, a report said on Wednesday, citing an anonymous Apple executive.

Apple to argue First Amendment rights in FBI decryption battle

02/24/2016, 01:17:00 AM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

As expected, Apple intends to argue its First Amendment rights as part of a multi-pronged legal strategy designed to flout a court order compelling the company unlock an iPhone linked to last year's San Bernardino shootings.

In new court filing, Apple cites 9 other cases in which FBI asserted the All Writs Act

02/23/2016, 02:06:07 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

In a letter filed last week and unsealed Tuesday, Apple told a New York judge that the federal government had asserted the All Writs Act -- the 18th-century law at the center of Apple's fight with the FBI -- in at least nine pending court cases beyond the San Bernardino, Calif., shooting.

Bill Gates says he doesn't back FBI in case vs. Apple, encourages more discussion

02/23/2016, 11:33:44 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates says he was taken aback by a recent report quoting him as supporting the FBI in its encryption battle with Apple, calling the oversimplification of his view on the controversy "disappointing."

Mark Zuckerberg voices support for Apple in encryption row, but FBI is winning public mindshare

02/22/2016, 05:26:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg added his name to the list of tech leaders rallying behind Apple in its encryption debate with the Justice Department, but a poll conducted by the Pew Research Center suggests the FBI is winning over public sentiment.

FBI director says iPhone unlock demands are limited, won't 'set a master key loose'

02/22/2016, 10:27:44 AM, Posted By Roger Fingas

The FBI's demand that Apple help it crack the iPhone 5c of San Bernardino shooter Syed Farook has a "limited" scope, without impact beyond that case, according to a new editorial by FBI Director James Comey.

Mother of San Bernardino victim backs Apple, says right to privacy 'makes America great'

02/22/2016, 09:45:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Carole Adams -- whose son Robert was killed in the San Bernardino attack last year -- has spoken out in support of Apple's position on encryption, saying the company "is definitely within their rights to protect the privacy of all Americans."

Apple ID linked to terrorist's iPhone 5c changed while device was in government hands, Apple says [ux2]

02/19/2016, 06:26:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

In response to a Department of Justice motion to compel Apple's cooperation in the unlocking of an iPhone 5c used by one of the San Bernardino terrorists, company executives on Friday revealed the Apple ID passcode linked to that device was changed while the handset was in government hands, effectively blocking attempts to retrieve an iCloud backup.

Avid iPhone user Donald Trump calls for Apple boycott over encryption fight

02/19/2016, 04:41:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

Donald Trump, who is seeking the U.S. Republican presidential nomination, on Friday said consumers should boycott Apple until the company complies with government requests to help unlock an iPhone 5c tied to last year's San Bernardino massacre.

US Department of Justice files motion to force Apple to crack terrorist's iPhone

02/19/2016, 02:15:00 PM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Apple's complex saga involving data encryption, civil liberties and national security took yet another twist on Friday when the U.S. Department of Justice weighed in, filing a motion attempting to compel the iPhone maker to create a backdoor to unlock a secured iPhone.

Billionaire Mark Cuban says Apple deserves a 'standing ovation' for fighting FBI on encryption

02/19/2016, 11:21:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Apple did "exactly the right thing" by refusing a request from the U.S. government to create a backdoor to access a terrorist's locked iPhone, billionaire Mark Cuban wrote in response to the encryption controversy this week.

Apple reportedly enlists aid of free-speech attorneys in encryption battle

02/18/2016, 10:49:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

Details surrounding Apple's legal battle to keep iPhone encryption intact continue to trickle out, the latest being a report claiming the company has retained the services of two prominent attorneys well versed in free-speech rights, suggesting such issues will be in play at upcoming court hearings.

Facebook, Twitter voice support for Apple's stance on encryption [u]

02/18/2016, 09:27:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey tweeted "we stand with Tim Cook and Apple," while Facebook expressed it would "fight aggressively" against any government actions to "weaken the security" of consumer products.

John McAfee offers to decrypt iPhone used by San Bernardino terrorists, criticizes FBI

02/18/2016, 04:44:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Calling it a "black day and the beginning of the end of the U.S. as a world power," software developer John McAfee criticized the FBI on Thursday for attempting to force Apple to build a backdoor to access data from a terrorist's iPhone, saying that he will decrypt the handset himself for free.

Apple's opposition to backdoors in FBI case gains global, animated attention

02/18/2016, 03:00:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Digital animators in Taiwan have turned the legal case between Apple and the FBI into an animated movie short that clearly depicts key details and potential ramifications of the issue that even many industry pundits have had trouble grasping.

Protestors gather at San Francisco Apple Store to support fight against government backdoors

02/18/2016, 12:13:00 AM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

Internet rights advocacy group Fight for the Future held a rally outside a flagship San Francisco Apple Store on Wednesday in a show of support as Apple resists government pressure to implement software backdoors.

Lawmakers, advocacy groups, Snowden take sides in polarizing Apple encryption debate

02/17/2016, 05:53:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

U.S. legislators, public rights groups and security experts are planting their collective flags in a debate that could have serious ramifications for the future of consumer encryption sparked by a recent court order forcing Apple to aid in the decryption of an iPhone linked to the San Bernardino terrorist attack,

Donald Trump says Apple should back down in San Bernardino case

02/17/2016, 09:10:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Surprise right-wing presidential candidate Donald Trump weighed in on Apple's fight with the U.S. government on Wednesday, saying the iPhone maker should acquiesce to the FBI's demands and dismissing company CEO Tim Cook's argument that such action would set a dangerous precedent.

Tim Cook calls FBI backdoor demand 'dangerous,' vows to fight case

02/17/2016, 04:40:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple chief executive Tim Cook has promised to oppose a court order that would have the company create a compromised version of iOS with weakened encryption, the result of FBI requests for help in accessing data stored on an iPhone 5c used by a gunman in the San Bernardino shooting.

Judge orders Apple to access iPhone belonging to San Bernardino shooter [u]

02/16/2016, 08:39:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

A U.S. magistrate judge on Tuesday ordered Apple to comply with FBI requests to help extract data from an iPhone owned by one of the shooters involved in December's terrorist attack in San Bernardino, Calif.

FBI complains it can't break encryption on phone used by San Bernardino terrorists

02/11/2016, 10:11:41 AM, Posted By Roger Fingas

FBI technicians have been trying and failing to break the encryption of a phone used by the couple who killed 14 people in a terrorist attack in San Bernardino, Calif. in December, according to FBI Director James Comey.

Proposed bill would ban US states from mandating backdoors in encryption

02/10/2016, 09:31:00 AM, Posted By Roger Fingas

A bipartisan bill introduced to the U.S. House of Represenatives on Wednesday would bar individual states and localities from requiring backdoors in encryption, something often demanded by law enforcement officials and intelligence agencies.

AT&T CEO says US encryption policy is up to Congress, not Apple

01/21/2016, 05:09:32 PM, Posted By Roger Fingas

US government policies on device encryption should be decided by the public and Congress, not companies like Apple, AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson said in an interview at the World Economic Forum being held this week in Davos, Switzerland.

New York state considers bill mandating backdoors in smartphone encryption

01/13/2016, 05:09:46 PM, Posted By Roger Fingas

A bill up for consideration by the New York state assembly would force Apple and other smartphone makers to ensure their products can be decrypted for the sake of law enforcement.

Tim Cook pushes for strong encryption at White House summit

01/12/2016, 11:05:03 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

As expected, Apple CEO Tim Cook urged White House and government officials to come to terms with strong encryption practices that protect consumer data, at one point saying such intentions should be stated publicly.