Escalation: U.S. files motion demanding that Apple unlock Farook's iPhone 5c

You didn't think that the U.S. government was going to let Apple defy a court order and just drop the matter, did you? ABC News is reporting this afternoon that the Justice Department is pressing a federal judge to compel Apple to help the FBI unlock an Apple iPhone 5c belonging to Syed Farook. The terrorist and his wife, Tashfeen Malik, killed 14 people inside a San Bernardino office building on December 2nd...
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89 Comments

82. cncrim

Posts: 1586; Member since: Aug 15, 2011

Lol, where can you move to Mar? Do you aware US Government can freeze access and hunt you a broad if you are violate Patriot Act.

94. Trakker

Posts: 283; Member since: Feb 11, 2016

Apple are already technically an Irish company so that limits what the government can do to them, and they don't actually manufacture their own products so they could move anywhere in the world.

22. Trakker

Posts: 283; Member since: Feb 11, 2016

Blackberry are probably sitting there hoping Apple caves and gives access so they can step in and brag about their security to steal some customers.

46. engineer-1701d unregistered

no they are thinking just do the one phone inhouse and done save the company

25. Arch_Fiend

Posts: 3951; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

There probably isn't any info on the 5c that could help them anyway, what they will likely find is nothing and if anything it will be the plan to do what the terrorist already did that got them killed.

30. joevsyou

Posts: 1091; Member since: Feb 28, 2015

agreed, it's not going help anything.

66. S.R.K.

Posts: 678; Member since: Feb 11, 2016

I've it will help to shut down Apple. For good. That's what the government wants. They are pisset off with their brainwashing.

92. Jimrod

Posts: 1605; Member since: Sep 22, 2014

It seems that everyone who bangs on endlessly about Apple's brainwashing and "iSheep" is usually a bit dim, poor grammar, poor sentence structure and spelling for example. Just an observation.

26. Arch_Fiend

Posts: 3951; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

Tim Cook can't say what he did and then turn around and unlock the device. So the feds might as well give up cause that 5c isn't going to get unlocked by Apple.

29. joevsyou

Posts: 1091; Member since: Feb 28, 2015

they could make his life miserable, Threaten him about doing it is pretty damn easy. Do raids on their buildings for the hell of it, do stuff to his house. IF they really push the buttons they could just shut them down until they agree

41. Arch_Fiend

Posts: 3951; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

But they wouldn't do that because it would look bad.

47. engineer-1701d unregistered

for tim cook

49. Pattyface

Posts: 1658; Member since: Aug 20, 2014

No for the government.. It wouldn't look bad for Tim in the slightest bit

54. Arch_Fiend

Posts: 3951; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

For the government bro.

28. joevsyou

Posts: 1091; Member since: Feb 28, 2015

i hope they say ok and then build a "system" to do it but end up destroying the the memory, lol OOOPPS

36. zeppo

Posts: 200; Member since: Jul 21, 2015

What if the terrorist deployed a plan to blow up Apple HQ. Will Apple decrypt the phone?

48. engineer-1701d unregistered

dont forget the bombing in paris and italy they all used apple phones.

69. S.R.K.

Posts: 678; Member since: Feb 11, 2016

Apple is Evil.

51. Ahovking

Posts: 711; Member since: Feb 03, 2015

According to apple the Apple ID changed less than 24 hours after the government took possession of the device (meaning someone at the government was able to hack the device) I mean the guy probably had an easy passcode, FBI cracked it, changed apple ID password, Refused any of appleā€™s ideas that could unlock the data with out a back door, and are using this bs to get apple to put in a back door, even if its not required. Yeah, thats your typical US government right there. manipulation at its best. http://9to5mac.com/2016/02/19/apple-doj-response-fbi-backdoor/

59. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

lets just forget all this drama, and enjoy upcoming WMC, lol

68. joeytaylor

Posts: 957; Member since: Feb 28, 2015

Thats interesting. ...so by changing the Apple ID the the F.B.I. had total access of all information on the phone. ...so why demand Apple to create something that doesn't exist

70. Carl3000

Posts: 240; Member since: Oct 11, 2014

This phone has been unlocked. This is a ploy on Apple's part to retain good public relations and perception. At least this is what I think. I do hope though the stance Apple has taken is legit bit I'm almost certain isn't.

79. TheChukwu

Posts: 27; Member since: Apr 02, 2014

Well guys, from what i have heard the San Bernadino Sheriff is actually to blame for this. from what is being reported, those jerkoffs actually had the phone open(completely) and before the Feds got involved with the phone they actually triggered the encryption lock on accident! they were able to open the phones 1st layer through brute attack, and in their infinite wisdom mistakenly activated the encryption feature and locked themselves out like morons. who wants to bet they were wondering what encryption lock actually meant and hit lock to see?

84. grbrao

Posts: 294; Member since: Nov 23, 2012

Few points to think about.... 1) Did apple never unlocked a phone before? 2) If yes or no, how do we prove it? 3) Why this particular case has come to light at this time? 4) Is this a pre publicity stunt for next iphone due to release in March?? Really good strategy from Apple.. They have indeed good marketing team............

87. HonestRealist

Posts: 196; Member since: Jan 25, 2016

So many thick fools on this thread.

89. S.R.K.

Posts: 678; Member since: Feb 11, 2016

So many blind worshipers and cults on this thread, along with.

93. Jimrod

Posts: 1605; Member since: Sep 22, 2014

You're right, you do come across as a bit of a cult*. *Sorry, typo.

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