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Apple Gains Silicon Valley’s Backing in Government Fight

Tim Cook has picked a fight with the US government and Silicon Valley is joining his side. From Google to Facebook, the industry’s biggest names rallied around Apple’s chief executive officer after he vowed to resist a court order demanding it help unlock the iPhone of a shooter in a terrorist attack. Cook described the request as an “unprecedented step ... Read More »

Profit or Patriotism? What’s Driving Fight Between US, Apple

Apple Inc. and the US government are making their cases before anyone steps into a courtroom over a judge’s order forcing Apple to help the FBI hack into an iPhone in a terrorism case. Their legal arguments are expected to pit digital privacy rights against national security interests, and could affect millions of cellphone users. Apple has until Tuesday to ... Read More »