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Apple posts FAQ on government's request to unlock terrorist's iPhone

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Apple posts FAQ on government's request to unlock terrorist's iPhone
Apple's support page now includes information related to the company's legal battle with the government over a court order. The order demands that Apple unlock an Apple iPhone 5c, which was given to deceased terrorist Syed Farook to be used in relation to his job with the San Bernardino Department of Public Health. Farook and his wife killed 14 people in a San Bernardino office building, and the government says information inside the phone could help them determine who was in touch with Farook before the attack. It also might lead investigators to determine what other targets are being eyed by terrorists.

In the FAQ, Apple makes it clear that the government is asking for it "to create a unique version of iOS that would bypass security protections on the iPhone Lock screen." More specifically, Apple has been asked to disable the Auto-Erase feature that wipes an iPhone after ten incorrect passcodes have been entered. Apple adds that giving in to the government order could lead to requests for Apple to record conversations, or monitor the location of a user.

The tech titan does admit that the software being asked for by the court order can be built. But Apple says that creating the requested version of iOS is "dangerous." Apple added that "the only way to guarantee that such a powerful tool isn’t abused and doesn’t fall into the wrong hands is to never create it." 

For those who claim that Apple had previously unlocked iPhones to cooperate with the government, the company repeats something that we told you the other day. Prior to iOS 8, Apple did extract data from specific iPhone units under a court order. But with the release of iOS 8, that could no longer be possible.

On the support page, Apple denies that it is not following the court order because of concern for its business model and marketing strategy. The company also reveals that a solution that would have worked, pairing the phone to a network already joined and backing up the data on the phone, could no longer be considered after the Apple ID password connected to the phone was changed when the phone was in custody of the government.

Apple suggests that the government withdraw its demands and form a commission to discuss the issues involving "the implications for law enforcement, national security, privacy, and personal freedoms." Apple says that it would attend such a meeting of the minds.

If you want to see Apple's position on the government's request to unlock Farook's iPhone 5c, click on the sourcelink to read Apple's FAQ on the subject.

source: Apple via BGR

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posted on 22 Feb 2016, 14:14 10

1. Unordinary (Posts: 1183; Member since: 04 Nov 2015)


Good Guy Apple

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 20:03 1

43. S.R.K. (banned) (Posts: 678; Member since: 11 Feb 2016)


Really? So if this was one of you're family that died, you wouldn't of never said that.

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 21:55 4

49. Unordinary (Posts: 1183; Member since: 04 Nov 2015)


I understand you are anti Apple but cut the bias bulls$@t for a moment and understand what is at risk.

posted on 23 Feb 2016, 00:17

52. ibend (Posts: 3540; Member since: 30 Sep 2014)


they still need alot more victim to learn someting :-/

posted on 23 Feb 2016, 05:26

53. jontaylor07 (Posts: 162; Member since: 12 Oct 2015)


If it was one of his family who died, he'd probably be fine with any breach of civil rights, liberties, fairness or the law if it meant revenge or justice. I know when I was the victim of a crime, I was angry and I didn't care about anyone else's rights, I just wanted to feel better. But that's why our rights and limitations on what others and government can do are written into law.

posted on 23 Feb 2016, 14:20 1

66. TechieXP1969 (Posts: 8434; Member since: 25 Sep 2013)


So if it was my family so what. You are looking at a case, not at the overall picture.

Even I side 100% with Apple on this.

I realize the USA has enemies and they made most of them. So sad to nad.

The FBI doesn't know what si on the phone. Should they have a right to it? If they cant prove the phone was used to commit the crime, then no.

They seem to want access because they "think" people he worked with names and numbers or other identifying info could be on the phone.

The problem with what the feds want Apple to do is the fact they cannot guarantee the tool wont be used on anyone else.

If Apple remained the holder of the tool, it still creates a problem. An employee could sell the tool to the highest bidder and then the tool would be used to hurt anyone with an iPhone.

Then this will set a precedence which means Google/Android and Microsoft/Windows Phone, Blackberry, Samsung/Tizen and everyone else the feds will want a backdoor too.

if anyone one person can't understand this, than you're simply stupid.

I dont agree with any citizen not on apple's side in this case. Every situation is a case by case basis. What you arent looking at is all the possibilities. The first and formost the tool woudl be used on ALL CITIZENS of the planet.

Next, releasing such a tool would make Apple the enemy of the same terrorist which puts Apple employees lives at stake. After all, someone with a bomb could walk into any Apple store or even the headquarters and kill people. Or some terrorist with a gun could just simply open fire on them.

I may not like Apple a whole bunch, I will still support them when and if they are 100% right and in this case I "feel" they are.

I dont give a crap what the law is. After all the NSA, FBI, CIA and all those other crackpot groups, breaks laws everyday and violate the rights of many to get their man.

Apple is basically telling them f**k you FBI and I agree with them 100%.
I for one trust no government, even the one I live under. Why? Because they are all ran by a man and when you place a man in a place where they can hurt and abuse others, they simply will. This has been proven time and time again.

If you want to give up YOUR rights and YOUR phone, do so. That doesn't mean I want too nor am I going too.

he has a right to privacy even if he is a criminal. His rights don't go out the door because he committed a crime.

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 14:20 10

2. another1 (Posts: 157; Member since: 25 Dec 2015)


Everyone should be with Apple on this one..

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 15:26 3

11. marorun (Posts: 3163; Member since: 30 Mar 2015)


I hate apple deeply but i am with them on this one!

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 17:43 3

31. Scott93274 (Posts: 4130; Member since: 06 Aug 2013)


I have very mixed feelings. I have lots of family in the same area as where the shootings took place so the idea that my dad, grandma, aunts, uncles, cousins could have crossed paths with this person at the supermarket is a very unsettling feeling. I would like to see to it that the FBI gain access to the phone, and hopefully stop a future attack as a result. And yet, I agree with Apple that back doors are bad ideas for such a personal device.

posted on 23 Feb 2016, 14:35

67. TechieXP1969 (Posts: 8434; Member since: 25 Sep 2013)


People get killed everyday. Many right in our own city on on our block. Your safety is in question anytime you come out your house and so is the members of your family and anyone elses'.

However, it wasn't YOUR family and even if it was you must look at the WHOLE picture.

All you guys see is well it could be my family and if it was I want Apple to do this or that. Yes you will want it and many of us will too. But we have to look at what we are askign for.

Giving someone a full backdoor to an OS is liek giving someone the right to physically have a machien to make money. They woudl have no control. After all, if you could print money, what would stop you from printing mor eof it to benefit YOU? NOTHING>

Peopel have a conscious, but most don't use it. Ever man and woman on this planet have the ability to make wrong decision and when you make it easy for them to do so, THEY WILL.

Humans can't be trusted, even if they share your last name. Don't you know this? Make a choice to trust them because you "feel" because they are family they will hurt you. But facts show, the people who tend to hurt you the most, are the one nearest to you. That is a statistical fact YOU or I can't change.

if the FBI gets such a tool...100% of YOUR privacy just went out the door. Because they could secret tap any phone in the world. The potential for abuse is too high.

Its the same reason the US President doesn't have absolute power. If he did, he could do things like Hitler. Like kill people because they don't believe in the same god, or because they are of another race.

It woudl be like movies where the guns never run out of bullets. You ever seen those?

All you guys are looking for instant gratification for a situation that has no direct bearing on you. This guy killed people. So?! Lots of people kill people. Yes they may have friends who are criminals. So?!

There is a way to handle that and this isn't it. Sorry anyone who doesn't agree is blind to facts. Facts like, Apple knowingly giving such to a government group woudl open themselves to be terrorized.

Let Apple release such a tool and people find out. More people will die including these Apple loving losers standing in line at an Apple store one day and they all get shot up for something the CEO did. Is that what you want?"

You want to solve a small problem, by creating a bigger one? Yeah...that's really smart!

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 16:31

25. cncrim (Posts: 796; Member since: 15 Aug 2011)


You know, after all the information I heard. I have to support Apple on this one.

My question still is on other side of the coin, there are terrorism use this technology to plot harm ....... what to do about it?

posted on 23 Feb 2016, 05:29

54. jontaylor07 (Posts: 162; Member since: 12 Oct 2015)


The terrorists who bombed the Boston marathon were question by the FBI prior to the bombing, as they had posted a lot of suspicious stuff online. However, due to concerns about discrimination, the FBI agents were limited on lines of questioning about their ideology and the reason they may want to murder people. The government wants to get access to every American's phone, but we know they won't use that information to keep us safe.

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 16:58 3

27. Scott93274 (Posts: 4130; Member since: 06 Aug 2013)


They're going to eventually get the thing unlocked and find that the terrorist only used it for Angry Birds.

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 19:42

38. S.R.K. (banned) (Posts: 678; Member since: 11 Feb 2016)


Not me.
Never ever will.
I hope they abuse the system, and Apple fades away slowly. Rip. It should also heavily effect the business and their iUsers.

Come on cowards you have to hand over it, Or-else get your buty kicked and also go to iPrison. Especially made for Timcok.

Let's serenade and rejoice lmfao.

posted on 23 Feb 2016, 05:30

55. jontaylor07 (Posts: 162; Member since: 12 Oct 2015)


You know there are fascist countries in the world that you can emigrate to today, and take part in democratically destroying individual rights of anyone you don't like. Go, please.

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 14:23 3

3. j2001m (Posts: 2789; Member since: 28 Apr 2014)


Sorry Apple are full of it and it's just being done to look cool
Apple can easy make the software and install it on the phone
They can also easy then unlock it and give the fbi the data

THEY OWN THE PHONE in this case, I.e. The owner is asking for the unlock

Also Apple can then Also remove any auth from there system for the software so even if it leaked out it can not be used, just like ios1 can not be used on the 5c, this is a joke

There is no weak to other iPhone users or with fbi asking to unlock phone they do not own, as in this case the government own the phone

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 14:42 10

5. MrElectrifyer (limited) (Posts: 2192; Member since: 21 Oct 2014)


"Apple can easy make the software and install it on the phone"

They clearly describe why that's a naïve thought, and I 100% agree with them:

"Could Apple build this operating system just once, for this iPhone, and never use it again?

The digital world is very different from the physical world. In the physical world you can destroy something and it’s gone. But in the digital world, the technique, once created, could be used over and over again, on any number of devices.

Law enforcement agents around the country have already said they have hundreds of iPhones they want Apple to unlock if the FBI wins this case. In the physical world, it would be the equivalent of a master key, capable of opening hundreds of millions of locks. Of course, Apple would do our best to protect that key, but in a world where all of our data is under constant threat, it would be relentlessly attacked by hackers and cybercriminals. As recent attacks on the IRS systems and countless other data breaches have shown, no one is immune to cyberattacks.

Again, we strongly believe the only way to guarantee that such a powerful tool isn’t abused and doesn’t fall into the wrong hands is to never create it."

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 15:29 1

17. marorun (Posts: 3163; Member since: 30 Mar 2015)


Well he do make a point.. they could invalidate the ios version just after its been used once and then its could NEVER be installed on any device again..

Just like you cant use ios 1.0 on a new iphone right?

Now this dont change this simple fact... if they do it.. if they cross thats line then its over they will be forced to do it again and again and no one in is right mind would agree to the governement be able to do this as much as they want.

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 17:54

33. j2001m (Posts: 2789; Member since: 28 Apr 2014)


Only if the owner of the phone asks as this is the case this time, I.e. This does not included none owner asking, so Apple just makes it very clear that as the owner is asking, if they take it to the Apple, they get it unlocked for them for a big fee
100000000000
To stop the basic customer from taking it, hAhahah
(But they give it 1 min deal for free, juat as they do this phone, this cover theme if other phones need doing but they not owned

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 21:30 1

48. Rock_Hardwood (Posts: 68; Member since: 11 May 2015)


i agree with mr electrifyer

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 19:45

39. S.R.K. (banned) (Posts: 678; Member since: 11 Feb 2016)


Sooner Apple fades away the better the world will be in peace.

No sympathy for these pos.

posted on 23 Feb 2016, 05:34 1

56. jontaylor07 (Posts: 162; Member since: 12 Oct 2015)


When the FBI questioned the Boston marathon bombers before the bombing, but refused to ask about their ideology in order to not offend, are they not worse than Apple? They knew, based on the brother's online posts, that terror acts were planned. Yet now they want access to everyone's phones, but what will they do with that access? They might stop some crime, but if they know you're planning terror acts and still won't stop you, access to your phone won't make the difference.

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 14:39

4. Bernoulli (Posts: 3741; Member since: 01 Sep 2012)


With as much influence as the American government has, it's surprising that they haven't gotten the password.

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 17:50

32. NexusKoolaid (Posts: 474; Member since: 24 Oct 2011)


What password are you talking about?

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 18:46

37. Bernoulli (Posts: 3741; Member since: 01 Sep 2012)


To farook's iPhone, although I can't take your question seriously.

posted on 23 Feb 2016, 10:43

64. NexusKoolaid (Posts: 474; Member since: 24 Oct 2011)


Apologies, but your question, as worded, was a bit unclear. Are you implying that there's a password in Apple's possession (other than the PW on the phone) that the government is unable to leverage its influence to acquire, or referring to the fact that the government's influence has not been able to coheres Apple into compliance.

posted on 23 Feb 2016, 18:08

72. Bernoulli (Posts: 3741; Member since: 01 Sep 2012)


The latter one.

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 14:52 3

7. Windswept7 (Posts: 9; Member since: 16 Aug 2014)


I'm a fan of Android personally but I must admit that Apple is doing the right thing in this scenario. For the everyday user Apple's security is above and beyond what most people would be able to achieve on an Android phone; that is part of the iPhone appeal. Also Apple does currently have the lead with their Homekit service for the IoT, the Android equivalent Brillo isn't quite up to speed yet. But they're really the only two advantages Apple has currently.

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 14:52 3

8. RoboticEngi (Posts: 588; Member since: 03 Dec 2014)


Just f**king open it.....

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 19:47

40. S.R.K. (banned) (Posts: 678; Member since: 11 Feb 2016)


I'm with you.

If they don't open it, Obama will kick their @ss. Because Apple was saved by Obama for the banned on IPhones by Samsung. Apple owes the favour back.

posted on 23 Feb 2016, 05:36

57. jontaylor07 (Posts: 162; Member since: 12 Oct 2015)


Obama has never kicked anyone's ***.

As to the second part of your statement, you are describing and corrupt, fascistic system. If you'd like one, go to North Korea or something. Really I don't care where you go, but you don't belong in the US.

posted on 23 Feb 2016, 09:22

62. S.R.K. (banned) (Posts: 678; Member since: 11 Feb 2016)


Certainly don't. I belong to the "British empire "

posted on 23 Feb 2016, 10:03

63. GreenZone (Posts: 146; Member since: 04 Mar 2014)


No, you belong to trashcan bin

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 14:54 10

9. Arch_Fiend (Posts: 2063; Member since: 03 Oct 2015)


They're not going to find anything on that phone anyway, the terrorists knew they would be killed and have their phones taken. The Gov just wants a backdoor into Apple's software that's what this is really about.

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 15:05 3

10. MrElectrifyer (limited) (Posts: 2192; Member since: 21 Oct 2014)


Given their total transparency in that report, I'm really liking where Apple stands in this case. Thank you very much for actually caring about privacy Tim Cook.

The fact that the FBI themselves changed the password to begin with just further paints this as another staging by the government, using fear tactics. If they have the iCloud account password (which they do, as they changed it), can't they get the contacts they've been in touch with (if any) and question them? Also, Apple has already handed over data from iCloud backups, which if it ever existed, definitely contains messages as you don't have the option to not include messages in an iCloud backup:

https://discussions.apple.com/thread/4411856?start=0&tstart=0

So, what more does the FBI want from within the device that hasn't already been handed over to them? BBM messages?

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 15:27 4

14. BobLawblaw (Posts: 304; Member since: 25 Jul 2014)


They want to further erode the privacy of US citizens..

posted on 23 Feb 2016, 14:46 1

70. TechieXP1969 (Posts: 8434; Member since: 25 Sep 2013)


Well I wont go so far as to say Apple cares about privacy.
What they do care about is making such a tool available, will ruin the security of their brand, which they lie about on a daily basis.

It woudl also put their own lives in jeopardy as any store could be attacked in retribution. Which means innocent lives of people who simply work for Apple and may not specifically agree with them, woudl still be killed.

Then also consider that Apple marketing would be broken, their reputation wouldn't also be hurt. The Feds have nothing to lose and everything to gain.
Apple is goign to have to deal with backlash whether they comply or not. But not complying in this case is the best alternative.

It seems like they could just take the internal flash and just pull the data off.

posted on 23 Feb 2016, 15:10

71. MrElectrifyer (limited) (Posts: 2192; Member since: 21 Oct 2014)


That's a possibility for sure, given all their history of hypocrisy (bit.ly/1si5DVX).

"It seems like they could just take the internal flash and just pull the data off."

Not without creating that software tool first to break their encryption. Which when they do it once, they'll be pressured into doing it again and again for all the 100s of iPhones the FBI say they want apple to unlock. Or even worse, the FBI would get a warrant confiscate ALL their data centers in order to dig into each drive in search of bits of the software tool they previous used...who knows how advanced their data recovery software could be.

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 15:26

13. htcisthebest (Posts: 145; Member since: 15 Nov 2011)


I am getting bored on this Apple lock vs. unlock story. Let me spend the time to pre-order the Galaxy S7 :P

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 15:41 4

21. jellmoo (Posts: 1502; Member since: 31 Oct 2011)


I love the fact that Apple is explaining the situation in very simple terms. This is ultimately a privacy issue. A very serious one. Love Apple or hate them, they are absolutely the good guys in this case, and I hope they continue this fight.

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 15:56 2

22. natypes (Posts: 1080; Member since: 02 Feb 2015)


Never with Apple and I'm not with them here either. There IS a way to get this information w/o compromising anything. And I really don't care what precedence it sets. If the government wants pictures of my kids or to watch me play CoC, be my guest. Privacy is a self righteous argument for those who don't like authority.

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 15:59 3

24. MrElectrifyer (limited) (Posts: 2192; Member since: 21 Oct 2014)


"Privacy is a self righteous argument for those who don't like authority."

Hitler was once authority, did you like him?

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 17:58

34. j2001m (Posts: 2789; Member since: 28 Apr 2014)


They own the phone, phone can be unlocked as the owner is asking, what this got to do with privacy, it will only be a problem if th owner was not asking, then I have a problem

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 15:57 1

23. MrElectrifyer (limited) (Posts: 2192; Member since: 21 Oct 2014)


Off topic MWC 2016 news: Surface Pro 4 wins award of Best Mobile Tablet.

https://twitter.com/GSMA/status/701803783291015168

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 16:44

26. medicci37 (Posts: 1271; Member since: 19 Nov 2011)


If Apple can do this is it possible that something like what the government is asking for has already been created by a 3rd party?

posted on 23 Feb 2016, 05:44

59. jontaylor07 (Posts: 162; Member since: 12 Oct 2015)


No, Apple knows how the encryption works so only they can build the backdoor. The point of this request is that once they build the backdoor, even if they patch over, the government will know how to build a new one. Apple will have to rebuild iOS security from the ground up if they want to offer a device that the government doesn't have 24x7 access to.

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 17:09

28. Trakker (Posts: 283; Member since: 11 Feb 2016)


Let's see if Apple can stay so honourable if the government closes that tax loophole that avoided them paying $60 billion in U.S taxes alone.

posted on 23 Feb 2016, 05:46

60. jontaylor07 (Posts: 162; Member since: 12 Oct 2015)


US tax law occupies thousands, if not hundreds of thousands of pages, all meticulously planned by people with educations worth more than most Americans make in a decade. It's planned to work the way it does, not thrown together like a fifth-grader's homework. When someone doesn't pay taxes on money invested, or income spent on labor, it's because the system is designed that way.

What loopholes?

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 17:10 1

29. atlvideoguy (Posts: 62; Member since: 24 Feb 2012)


What ever happened to the offer John McAfee made to hack the iPhone and get the information out so Apple wouldn't have to create special access to the phone for free? FBI has been against this encryption that Apple & Google implemented into they're operating systems since day one. This is about the FBI making an example with the excuse of terrorism to set a new precedence for Apple & Google and any other mobile operating system moving forward!

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 17:23

30. MrElectrifyer (limited) (Posts: 2192; Member since: 21 Oct 2014)


"This is about the FBI making an example with the excuse of terrorism to set a new precedence for Apple & Google and any other mobile operating system moving forward!"

"Coincidentally", that aligns with the claims from eye witnesses saying they didn't see no terrorist couple, they saw 3 white shooters in military clothing:

http://anonhq.com/san-bernardino-shooting-witnesses-claim-3-white-men-not-muslim-terror-couple-carried-attacks/

The conspiracy is slowly becoming a reality...

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 18:02

36. j2001m (Posts: 2789; Member since: 28 Apr 2014)


Nope it not, it's the owner of the phone asking Apple to unlock it,now if it was not the owner then it will makes a precedence I.e. If they asked for my phone that I need then it be a big problem,,not in this case apart from if the owner asked and a big fee is paid for the making of the software, this also stop the basic customer from asking

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 22:57

50. RoboticEngi (Posts: 588; Member since: 03 Dec 2014)


Go and join with those who say we never landed on the moon....

posted on 23 Feb 2016, 00:07

51. MrElectrifyer (limited) (Posts: 2192; Member since: 21 Oct 2014)


Lol, I didn't even know there was such stories, couldn't care less about those ones.

9/11 on the other hand, that was a whole new level of corruption, worst currently on earth I'd say. Given all the evidence backed by laws of nature and physics, and even credible witnesses like Willy Rodriguez (honored as a hero by GWB), proving what the media stated was bull crap:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hWiusdy1miI

And all the evidence of Bush deflecting questions about him being involved in it:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xEU61Cw7VCo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NwKjw5RjPyQ

And Obama refusing to show irrefutable evidence of the "terrorist" they finally killed, when such would put a definite end to ALL conspiracy theories.

It's just mind boggling how some americans can just stick their head in the sand and remain ignoramus and in denial, as if that'll change reality. So far, all I've been getting is denial without any counter argument or sources backed by rational logic from other americans. Are you any different? Please do share, if you have any objective POV about it. I'm open to learning the truth.

posted on 23 Feb 2016, 05:47

61. jontaylor07 (Posts: 162; Member since: 12 Oct 2015)


I'll avoid most of the conspiracy crap since it's BS, however, you do know that most Islamic believers are white people, right?

posted on 23 Feb 2016, 14:36

68. MrElectrifyer (limited) (Posts: 2192; Member since: 21 Oct 2014)


"I'll avoid most of the conspiracy crap since it's BS"

There we have it, yet another american in denial without any objective counter arguments...

"however, you do know that most Islamic believers are white people, right?"

And how does that explain the attack of 3 of such "white muslims" getting blamed on a couple who aren't even white?

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 18:00

35. xfire99 (Posts: 792; Member since: 14 Mar 2012)


Bad habits never dies:http://blackbag.gawker.com/apple-snuck-backdoor-surveillance-tools-into-their-i-e-1610260959

tim cook In the wrong hands, this software — which does not exist today - Lie! Just admitted such software does exist. No need to clarify if it has NEVER existed! OR never existed instead TODAY!

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 21:09

45. phonearenaviewer (Posts: 12; Member since: 22 Jan 2014)


Apple is un American anyway.

1. Tax cheats that hide their money oversees
2. Child labor that assembles the iPhone in China.

In my book they could care less. BTW I have iMac, iPhone 6S plus 128, iPad, Apple TV. If Apple does not unlock this phone than I will NEVER buy another Apple product. My safety and well being is more important than Apple making money.

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 21:23

46. Rock_Hardwood (Posts: 68; Member since: 11 May 2015)


the apple employee who can sell that software will be rich beyond avarice. Governments of china, russia, iran and otthers wil pay a fortune for it and also the mob and gangs will be willing buyers. If apple is forced to do this than samsong and others must be forced to compromise their phons security also.

posted on 22 Feb 2016, 21:24

47. Rock_Hardwood (Posts: 68; Member since: 11 May 2015)


bon voyage

posted on 23 Feb 2016, 12:15

65. DontHateOnS60 (Posts: 866; Member since: 20 Apr 2009)


Apple lives in its own world where nothing bad happens and all the people who look at anime porn on their iPhone can rub one out without worrying about the possibility that some fat slob sitting behind a desk in DC is laughing at them.

Unfortunately for all of you, the world we live in is full of ignorant people and pieces of s**t who want nothing more than to see every single one of us die by a suicide bomber or a bullet to the head.

Now when I think about all that, it makes a lot more sense to me to have Apple open up some jerkoffs phone than it is to sit here and bitch about "your privacy" and talk about how nice it would be to waste more taxpayer money and form this bulls**t committee where a bunch of expert jerkoffs can get together to accomplish nothing. They lost their rights to privacy when they murdered 14 people.

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