Reply to post: Re: They are clearly hoping to push legislation for a backdoor

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: They are clearly hoping to push legislation for a backdoor

My bet is that they were planning on doing this but backed off after the San Bernadino fight with the FBI. Being able to give iCloud data allows them to give something to authorities when there's a search warrant, if they made it so they couldn't hand that over sadly that would probably be the straw that breaks the camel's back and gets congress to act in a bipartisan fashion (with only those on the extreme right and extreme left dissenting) and writing a law that mandates backdoors.

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