The Apple attorney asked that he be paraphrased and not quoted directly, but he suspected that the hack won't last long as Apple continues to fortify its security.The Apple lawyer said the government has not come forward to Apple to explain the workaround.
The story of Bill and Chris is one of simple curiosity, and the birth of the modern internet in an era before computer hacking laws existed.“I really wanted a computer but I couldn’t figure out how to make money to buy a computer,” Bill says.
Why haven’t we rallied around the issue of encryption, which cuts across many lines of interest—activists use encryption, too—in a similar way?But sticking our heads in the sand doesn’t stop the encryption debate from playing out all around us.
Last year, the FBI and its international police partners hacked at least 4,000 suspected child pornographers in an unprecedented sting on a dark web child pornography website called Playpen.If you don’t know where computer is, according to Rule 41, then you can’t legally hack it.
That would mean the FBI spent more than $1.2 million for a technique to unlock an iPhone 5c used by Syed Farook, one of the deceased perpetrators of a gun massacre in San Bernardino, California last December.