Oh, Big Brother! Apple Battles US Government Posted By Mike Young - 02/23/16
Last week, the federal government secured a court order requiring Apple engineers to extract data from a phone associated with the tragic shootings in San Bernardino, CA. If Apple were to lose the case, the legal precedent could give the government broad authority to order companies to assist in breaking into encrypted products. Industry executives say no matter the outcome, this will likely prompt tech company's efforts to engineer safeguards against government intrusion.