Reply to post: Re: Am I Stupid or Tired

Apple calls BS on FBI, AG: We're totally not dragging our feet in murder probe iPhone decryption. PS: No backdoors

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Re: Am I Stupid or Tired

That was reported. We assume it's correct, but it might not be. However, I believe that that did happen.

That was four years ago, years which Apple has spent improving security. It's quite likely they've patched the vulnerability used back then and the various people who want access now need to find another one. It would be easier if Apple put one in, so they'll ask for that for a long time. If it was really very important, they'd have another group find it. That they haven't suggests that they don't care all that much about these specific devices and just want access, you know, for next time whenever that might be don't question us we're the law.

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