Friday February 28, 2020

Apple digs in for long legal fight

US government can’t make US firms alter products, says Apple’s lawyer

6th March, 2016
Protesters demonstrate outside the FBI’s headquarters in support of Apple

Ted Olson didn’t say exactly what he wants Congress to do about US efforts to enlist Apple in cracking criminals’ encrypted iPhones, but he made one thing clear: Apple doesn’t work for the US government.

“There isn’t a middle ground that I know of to force Apple to redesign its iPhone,” Olson, a lawyer for the company, told Bloomberg Television’s Emily Chang in an interview last Wednesday....

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