As one of the world’s most popular tech companies and the single most widely used smartphone brand in the US, Apple understandably has users from all walks of life, both good and bad. The San Bernadino shooter falls into the latter category, committing an unspeakable act of terror against a center for the disabled in California in December 2015. The FBI’s seemingly innocuous request to Apple – to develop a software solution that can provide backdoor access to the shooter’s iPhone – has now developed into a battle of wills, pitting the federal government against one of the most influential entities in existence.
The Crux of the Matter
The request may seem simple – after all, who doesn’t want to see a terrorist brought to justice? – but Apple’s CEO has stood firm on the matter: Apple has never and will never produce software designed to extract or decrypt information … Read moreRead More