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  1. More proof that iPhone backdoors are a stupid idea: Massive cache of law enforcement personnel data leaks

    A data breach at a federally funded active shooter training center has exposed the personal data of thousands of US law enforcement officials…

  2. In major win for privacy, U.S. Supreme Court says warrant required for phone location data

    The US Supreme Court has ruled in favor of digital privacy…

  3. Apple highlights user privacy as Facebook exec steps down

    Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook takes every opportunity to highlight his company’s commitment to privacy…

  4. Bipartisan ‘Secure Data Act’ would make it illegal for U.S. government to demand backdoors

    A new bill introduced in Congress gets encryption right…

  5. Bill Gates thinks Apple should unlock iPhones at the government’s request

    In an interview with Axios, Bill Gates warned Apple and other tech giants that they risk the kind of nightmarish government…

  6. 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…

  7. 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…

  8. The U.S. Supreme Court must understand that cellphones aren’t voluntary

    You may not realize it, but the cell phone in your pocket creates a time-stamped map of everywhere you go…

  9. U.S. Supreme court cellphone warrant case puts free speech – not just privacy – at risk

    On Wednesday, the supreme court will consider whether the government must obtain a warrant…

  10. Apple’s iPhone X brings face recognition (and fears) to the masses

    Apple will let you unlock the iPhone X with your face…

  11. Apple sued for patent infringement by a Native American tribe seeking royalty payments from iPad sales

    The MEC lawsuit appears to be using Native American legal rights to avoid having the US Patent Office perform an “inter partes review” that…

  12. Why iPhone X’s Face ID facial recognition is cool and creepy

    Despite Bloomberg’s headline, there’s nothing creepy about Apple’s Face ID. Apple Face ID is facial recognition done right…

  13. Apple: Just squeeze the iPhone X if you’re forced into a Face ID unlock

    Apple has given the iPhone X an emergency feature that users can trigger if they’re forced…

  14. Gripping buttons on both sides of iPhone X disables Face ID

    Apple software chief Craig Federighi has revealed that Face ID unlock on the new iPhone X…

  15. Police: Apple’s new Face ID technology will make it harder for authorities to bypass enhanced security

    Apple’s new security features will make it harder for local police to retrieve digital evidence…

  16. Apple’s ‘cop button’ won’t keep your iPhone safe from the police

    An upcoming feature in iOS 11 might let you disable Touch ID so your device can’t be unlocked…

  17. Apple, other tech companies ask Supreme Court to block warrantless cellphone tracking

    In a legal brief filed last night, Apple and a group of several high-profile technology companies…

  18. Florida man sentenced to 180 days in jail for not divulging his iPhone passcode

    Hollywood man must serve 180 days in jail for refusing to give up his iPhone password to police…

  19. Florida judge orders reality TV actress to unlock Apple iPhone in ‘sextortion’ case

    A reality TV actress accused in an extortion case involving sex videos must give up her iPhone password…

  20. Miami sextortion case asks if a suspect can be forced to hand over Apple iPhone password

    Next week, a local judge in Miami-Dade County, Florida, is expected to issue a key ruling…

  21. U.S. to disclose estimate of number of American citizens under surveillance

    The U.S. intelligence community will soon disclose an estimate of the number of Americans whose electronic communications have been…

  22. 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…

  23. Hardware hack bypasses iPhone passcode security

    The work contradicts a claim made by the FBI earlier this year that this approach would not work….

  24. 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…

  25. 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…

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