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  1. How your Mac can rip out incriminating and personal data from photos

    Most of us take a photo, save it or share it, perhaps do a little tweaking, editing, and filter enhancements…

  2. FBI vs. Apple isn’t over; Fourth Amendment issues remain

    The FBI and Apple reached a cease-fire last week, but it can’t last…

  3. Apple says it may not be needed to unlock New York drug dealer’s iPhone

    Apple Inc. said it may not be needed to help unlock an iPhone connected to a drug case in New York…

  4. Any collection of Apple customer data requires sign-off from ‘privacy czars’

    Unlike Google, Amazon, and Facebook, Apple is loathe to use customer data to deliver targeted advertising…

  5. How scientists discovered Banksy’s true identity

    For 20 years, the identity of notorious street artist Banksy has been one of the art world’s best-kept secrets…

  6. U.S. Congress likely to side with Apple vs. FBI in iPhone unlocking fight

    In the days after the attacks of Sept. 11, law enforcement and national security agencies brought Congress a lengthy list…

  7. The FBI’s case against Apple got kneecapped in Brooklyn: The judges rebuke couldn’t have been stronger

    Using the word ‘tyranny’ once and ‘absurd’ nine times, Judge Orenstein accused the DOJ of trying to…

  8. U.S. Magistrate Judge: The U.S. government cannot force Apple to unlock an iPhone in New York drug case

    The U.S. government cannot force Apple Inc. to unlock an iPhone in a New York drug case, a federal judge ruled…

  9. Apple wants judge to rule if it can be forced to unlock defendant’s iPhone

    Apple has requested a court in New York to rule finally whether it can be compelled to assist investigators…

  10. Apple CEO Tim Cook defends privacy, encryption amidst terrorist concerns

    Apple CEO Tim Cook staunchly defended personal privacy and the use of encryption on iPhones…

  11. Piggybacked U.S. cybersecurity bill may rile Apple Inc.

    The cybersecurity proposal shields companies that voluntarily share threat data with the U.S. government…

  12. Obama administration wants access to smartphones

    A civil-liberties advocate called the Obama administration one of the worst for privacy protections…

  13. Obama administration’s calls for backdoors into encrypted communications echo Clinton-era key escrow fiasco

    In the face of a Federal Bureau of Investigation proposal requesting backdoors into encrypted communications…

  14. Apple CEO Cook: ‘You can’t have a back door that’s only for the good guys’

    There’s a burning debate – bordering on a battle – between the U.S. government and technology companies over encryption…

  15. Edward Snowden and spread of encryption blamed after Paris terror attacks

    As Paris reels from terror attacks that claimed at least 128 lives, fierce blame for the attack is being directed toward…

  16. Privacy advocates alarmed as UK unveils laws proposing power to spy on Web use

    Britain unveiled plans on Wednesday for sweeping new surveillance powers, including the right to find out which websites people visit…

  17. Do not let the government snoops weaken encryption

    The bill unveiled by the UK on Wednesday does not ban companies from offering strong encryption…

  18. Apple can’t – and won’t – decrypt your iPhone: Why it matters

    Governments use a variety of means — sometimes de facto or later found to be illegal or unconstitutional in the country in which it’s occurring…

  19. Government pressure for Apple to bypass encryption reduced as iPhone owner enters guilty plea

    Jun Feng, a defendant in a criminal case, has entered a guilty plea, removing pressure from a New York court…

  20. Judge compares government request for Apple to access users’ iPhone data to execution order

    Ordering Apple to access data against its will would be akin to making a reluctant drug company carry out a lethal injection…

  21. U.S. judge expresses doubts over forcing Apple to unlock iPhone

    U.S. judge on Monday expressed strong doubts that he had the legal authority to order Apple Inc…

  22. US DOJ claims Apple lacks legal standing to refuse iPhone unlock order

    A federal filing has shed some light on the court matter involving Apple’s unwillingness to unlock…

  23. Apple tells U.S. judge it can’t unlock iPhones running iOS 8 or higher

    Apple Inc. told a federal judge that it ‘would be impossible’ to access user data on a locked iPhone…

  24. Apple CEO Cook defends encryption, opposes back door for government spies

    Apple Inc.’s Chief Executive Officer and the director of the National Security Agency squared off on Monday…

  25. With Apple court order, activist federal judge seeks to fuel debate about data encryption

    A federal judge in New York is seeking to expand to the courts the hot debate over whether tech companies like Apple…

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