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FBI Vs. Apple: Privacy Syllabus
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Dr.T
Dr.T,
User Rank: Ninja
2/25/2016 | 4:46:01 PM
Re: yay
Personally I like is a slide mode better than an article with bunch of paragraphs.
Dr.T
Dr.T,
User Rank: Ninja
2/25/2016 | 4:44:50 PM
There is a way out
Since FBI asks for a modification in the firmware, Apple can do this with a cost that can only work on that phone. Anything that goes beyond that is just a show. I love apple and using all their products, reality is they are for profit company, when they say I want to secure you data they mean I want to make more profit, this is not about my security or privacy.
ANON1251553927262
ANON1251553927262,
User Rank: Apprentice
2/25/2016 | 10:54:04 AM
Dark Reading's Primer on FBI vs Apple
I am surprised that you have not 1 opinion from the other side.  I am sure that there are reasoned, intelligent opionions in the opposite direction.

 

I am having serious trouble with this issue.  The part of me that works for / with the Government says, "Damn straight, open that box here is the warrant."  The part of me that is still a hippi of the 60s says, "Hold on there cowboy."


I want to believe that organizations (private and public) have for the most part honorable intentions.  It just doesn't seem that way.  Once the tool is there some Apple employee will take the 50,000 bribe to sell it to Mr. Terroristsky.  If not at Apple, the at some government branch where it was just laying around.

Tough choices all around.  Good luck, America.
cyclepro
cyclepro,
User Rank: Strategist
2/25/2016 | 9:28:19 AM
Apple vs FBI
You would think that with all of the resources available to the federal goverment that they should be able to crack it (or be able to bypass it).

I think that it is wrong for the goverment to force a company to reveal it's secrets. Let the goverment go out. buy an iphone and crack it themselves..

 
Whoopty
Whoopty,
User Rank: Ninja
2/25/2016 | 7:01:06 AM
Solid Support
It's really heatening to see so many individuals and companies stand up in defence of Apple's actions and that Apple/Tim Cook are willing to go so hard to defend their position. The latest rumor I read is that it will be citing the first and fifth amendments in its defence, which suggests to me that it's really digging its heels in.

I think this case will set a lot of precedents, so I have my fingers crossed. 
hewenthatway
hewenthatway,
User Rank: Strategist
2/24/2016 | 5:29:01 PM
yay
Great!  Another multi-click adventure! /s
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