Apple: A Message to Our Customers

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A Message to Our Customers

Specifically, the FBI wants us to make a new version of the iPhone operating system, circumventing several important security features, and install it on an iPhone recovered during the investigation. In the wrong hands, this software — which does not exist today — would have the potential to unlock any iPhone in someone’s physical possession.

The FBI may use different words to describe this tool, but make no mistake: Building a version of iOS that bypasses security in this way would undeniably create a backdoor. And while the government may argue that its use would be limited to this case, there is no way to guarantee such control.

Jeb Bush Comes Out Against Encryption

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush said Tuesday that encryption makes it harder for law enforcement to track down “evildoers” – and called for a “much better, more cooperative relationship” with Apple, Google, and other tech companies that are building uncrackable private communication apps into their new products.

Well, I hadn’t planned on voting for Bush – but this solidifies it. It just shows once again that the current Republican party is not the liberty loving group they profess to be. It is Authoritarianism shrouded in Conservatism…

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