Apple protests FBI iPhone backdoor order in open letter: government is asking us to 'hack our own users'
The government is asking Apple to hack its own usersCook warns that this order will have far greater implications than just that one case: it will put at risk the security of millions of users. What the government has requested is essentially "the equivalent of a master key, capable of opening hundreds of millions of locks — from restaurants and banks to stores and homes," as Cook explained.
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