“Appearing on Conan last night, Woz said that he sided with Apple in the FBI fight, first because he’s always been strong on human rights, as one of the founders of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, but because governments shouldn’t be able to tell manufacturers to make their products insecure at a time when security is so important,” Ben Lovejoy reports for 9to5Mac.
“He argued that there is absolutely no reason to think the FBI would learn anything from the iPhone in question,” Lovejoy reports.
They picked a lame case. They picked the lamest case you ever could… [For the shooters’ own phones] Verizon turned over all the phone records, all the SMS messages. So they want to take this other phone, that the two didn’t destroy, which was a work phone, and it’s so lame and worthless to expect something’s on it and get Apple to expose it. – Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak
Read more in the full article here.
MacDailyNews Take: They picked it for a reason: To cynically and despicably make a play on raw emotion in order to aid the terrorists’ goals of stripping Americans of their rights and freedom.
“Never let a serious crisis go to waste.”
The family members of the San Bernadino terrorism victims should be incensed that the U.S. federal government — whose story seeming changes day by day, by the way — is using those tragic deaths in a despicable ploy to sway a confused portion of the public to support the trampling of their rights.
Those who wrongheadedly agree with these disingenuous government hacks need to realize that they are working to deliver exactly what the terrorists wanted to achieve with their murderous rampage. Aiding the murderous jihadists isn’t a proper way to memorialize the victims.
Don’t be blind. Don’t be stupid. Don’t be weak.
Is life so dear or peace so sweet as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not what course others may take, but as for me, give me liberty, or give me death! – Patrick Henry, March 23, 1775
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