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  1. FBI forensic expert blasts Apple ‘jerks’ for encrypting iPhones

    Ever since Apple made encryption default on the iPhone, the FBI has been waging a war against encryption…

  2. FBI Director Wray calls inability to access electronic devices an ‘urgent public safety issue’

    The Federal Bureau of Investigation is increasingly unable to access data from some electronic devices…

  3. President Trump’s attorney general pick Jeff Sessions could restart the encryption fight

    After weeks of speculation, President-elect Donald Trump today named Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) as his choice for attorney general…

  4. Apple backs Microsoft in battle against U.S. government over ‘Sneak-and-Peek’ searches

    Apple Inc., Google and Amazon.com Inc. were among the tech leaders that rallied behind Microsoft Corp…

  5. Inept Microsoft demonstrates just how right Apple was to stand up to U.S. government overreach

    I wrote an opinion piece predating the San Bernardino shootings on why Apple was right to stand firm…

  6. Bungling Microsoft singlehandedly proves that ‘backdoors’ are a stupid idea

    Microsoft leaked the golden keys that unlock Windows-powered tablets, phones and other devices sealed…

  7. Feckless FBI unable to unlock iPhone, even with a ‘fingerprint unlock warrant’

    A judge recently took the controversial step of letting the FBI force a woman to unlock an iPhone with her fingerprints. But it didn’t work…

  8. The Touch ID lock on your iPhone isn’t cop-proof

    Law enforcement may be able to compel suspects to press their fingers to the devices and unlock them…

  9. U.S. government wants your fingerprints to unlock your phone

    As the world watched the FBI spar with Apple this winter in an attempt to hack into a San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone…

  10. U.S. Congressman Ted Lieu says strong encryption without backdoors is a ‘national security priority’

    Ted Lieu is one of the few bona fide computer geeks in Congress…

  11. U.S. presidential campaign ad salutes Steve Jobs, says ‘Vote different’

    The Apple ad — which achieved cult status — has clips of humanitarians and beloved people including Albert Einstein, Bob Dylan, Martin Luther King, John Lennon, Muhammad Ali, Mahatma Gandhi, Jim Henson, and Amelia Earhart…

  12. Apple demands delay in NY iPhone case: Company wants to test FBI hack in San Bernardino terrorist iPhone case

    Apple last week asked a federal magistrate in New York to extend a court filing deadline…

  13. Ex-Apple CEO Sculley: FBI relying on hackers is fair

    Technology and social media companies recently joined Apple Inc. to fight the battle of will with the FBI…

  14. Apple gets short-term win over Big Brother; issue deferred, not resolved

    Less than 24 hours before a highly anticipated Tuesday court session where prosecutors and Apple lawyers…

  15. FBI could be using these hacks to break into killer’s iPhone

    There are a number of ways the FBI could be attempting to hack into the iPhone used by the San Bernardino killer…

  16. FBI says it may have found method to unlock San Bernardino attacker’s iPhone

    The Justice Department said on Monday that it might no longer need Apple’s assistance to help open an iPhone…

  17. Countdown to doomsday: Apple, FBI face off in court Tuesday

    If you’ve been reading the headlines about Apple’s fight with the FBI, you know it’s easy to assume…

  18. Apple sees weakness in FBI’s last-minute hearing request

    A last-minute request by the FBI to call witnesses to next week’s court hearing in the San Bernardino iPhone case…

  19. The FBI has a big ulterior motive in its war against privacy and Apple’s encrypted iPhone

    When a public interest group wants to create new legal precedent, its first step is to find…

  20. The law is clear: The FBI cannot make Apple rewrite iOS

    No gaps; no interpretive sunlight: this statute stops the government from doing what it wants to do to Apple…

  21. Apple engineers, if ordered to unlock iPhone, might resist

    If the F.B.I. wins its court fight to force Apple’s help in unlocking an iPhone, the agency may…

  22. Apple’s Tim Cook on FBI fight: ‘No one’s going dark’

    Apple CEO Tim Cook makes his case for why his company doesn’t want to help the FBI unlock San Bernardino killer…

  23. Harvard Law professor and former Obama special assistant dismisses FBI’s claims

    Harvard Law professor Susan Crawford and former special assistant to President Obama…

  24. Inside Apple CEO Tim Cook’s fight against government overreach

    We didn’t hear anything for a few days…

  25. How the U.S. government’s War on Privacy provoked a backlash

    The FBI’s underhand attempt to get a judge to order Apple to make iPhones less secure is largely backfiring…

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