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Apple’s encryption battle with the FBI has implications well past the iPhone

When a young married couple killed 14 people at a holiday party in San Bernardino, California, the legal implications of encryption and Apple’s business model must have been the furthest thing from the minds of anyone involved. Related: Inside the FBI’s encryption battle with Apple But since the death of Syed Farook and his wife Tashfeen Malik in a hail of bullets last December, Farook’s iPhone has become the battleground for one of the most important fights in tech policy, and, for its manufacturer, potentially one of the most costly. Technology may hold the key to this horrific case, the feds believe. In the request to the court to force Apple’s assistance, attorneys for the government write: “[T]he FBI has discovered, for example, that on December 2, 2015, at approximately 11:14 a.m. [15 minutes after opening fire], a post on a Facebook page associated with Malik stated, ‘We pledge allegiance to khalifa bu bkr al …

February 20, 2016 2:19 am

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