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  1. Google bankrupting Apple’s privacy promises by handing over iPhone data to the police

    Having an iPhone doesn’t stop Google handing over your data…

  2. ACLU files complaint with U.S. DHS over unwarranted interrogation of Apple employee and attempted device search

    Today the ACLU Foundation of Northern California (ACLU-NC) filed a complaint with the Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security on behalf of Apple employee…

  3. FBI Director Christopher Wray continues pushing for encryption back doors

    The encryption war is quiet now, but the murky back-and-forth between…

  4. Cellebrite, the Feds’ favorite iPhone hacking tool, is selling on ebay for $100 – and it’s leaking data

    hen eBay merchant Mr. Balaj was looking through a pile of hi-fi junk at an auction in the U.K…

  5. FBI: End-to-end encryption like Apple’s ‘infects’ law enforcement

    Nearly three years after the Federal Bureau of Investigation abandoned an effort to force Apple Inc…

  6. Apple, Google, Microsoft, and others denounce Australia’s ‘deeply flawed’ anti-encryption law

    Apple, Google and Microsoft have denounced the Australian government’s decision to pass an anti-encryption law that…

  7. Backdoors: Australia passes laws allowing spies and police to snoop on encrypted communications

    Australia Thursday passed controversial laws allowing spies and police to snoop on the encrypted communications…

  8. Apple to Australia: This is no time to weaken encryption; access only for ‘good guys’ is a false premise

    Apple has filed its formal opposition to a new bill currently being proposed by the Australian government…

  9. Apple urges Australian government not to destroy encryption with ‘backdoors’

    Apple has submitted its formal response to a draft bill undergoing debate by the Australian government…

  10. Apple, other tech giants denounce proposed Australian law seeking encryption ‘backdoor’

    Four global tech giants – Facebook, Apple, Alphabet and Amazon – will oppose an Australian law…

  11. 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…

  12. 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…

  13. 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…

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

    A new bill introduced in Congress gets encryption right…

  15. 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…

  16. President Trump sarcastically accuses FBI of ‘blaming Samsung’ for missing Strzok-Page texts

    President Donald Trump tweeted his contempt for the FBI on Tuesday as he demanded to kno…

  17. 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…

  18. 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…

  19. Frequent Apple critic U.S. Senate Democrat Franken expected to resign Thursday over sexual misconduct accusations

    A top Senate Democrat says he expects Sen. Al Franken to resign Thursday…

  20. 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…

  21. 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…

  22. Apple tells U.S. Senate Democrat Al Franken they trained iPhone X’s Face ID system to not be racist, ageist, or sexist

    Shortly after Apple introduced iPhone X with Face ID biometric security in September…

  23. 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…

  24. 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…

  25. 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…