Google and Verizon side with Apple against FBI, John Kasich wants Obama to lock Tim Cook in a room


After Apple filed a a motion with U.S. Magistrate Judge Sheri Pym, asking the court to vacate the order compelling it to hand over certain information to the government, it saw the most prominent names in tech siding with it. Google, Microsoft, Facebook, and even Twitter or Verizon want to file amicus briefs towards that same Apple motion, expressing their agreement with Apple's First Amendment defense

These are some of the world's richest and brightest companies pooling resources together, so the FBI would have a steep hill to climb if it wants a free-range back door hack to iPhones in a legal way.

Meanwhile, in the next installment of presidential wannabes commenting on the clash between Apple and the FBI, the Republican debate last night turned for the bizarre when John Kasich said Obama should lock Tim Cook and the Feds in a room, and intervene until a deal is hammered out. Oh, well, it did get funnier than that afterwards, but no apples were involved in the following exchange.


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25 Comments

1. My1cent

Posts: 370; Member since: Jan 30, 2014

Kasich said he wanna be in the same room with Tim Cook, hammered behind the locked door?!?

2. Inotamira

Posts: 173; Member since: Feb 06, 2016

Likely with his pants down....

23. PHYCLOPSH

Posts: 654; Member since: Jun 28, 2014

I wouldn't mind if they waterboarded Cook for just a little bit, but still I'd hope that he doesn't give up and snitch because that would be bad for everyone, even the Android crowd. And besides I'd like to say that at the end of the day he is a courageous man and nothing less.

24. QWERTYphone

Posts: 654; Member since: Sep 22, 2014

I hate BOTH Obama AND Apple. They both need to be locked in a room to never be seen again.

3. Pattyface

Posts: 1658; Member since: Aug 20, 2014

The presidential election is turning out to look like the movie idiocracy

4. TerryTerius unregistered

I don't know about that. An idiot isn't deliberative in their destructive actions. It would be unwise to presume someone like Trump or a Cruz doesn't understand the implications of their policies and positions.

5. HonestRealist

Posts: 196; Member since: Jan 25, 2016

The real cause for concern are the idiots who support them.

8. S.R.K.

Posts: 678; Member since: Feb 11, 2016

And they are all apple's users and fans. The 51% agreeing to fbi are Android. Banned Apple. America does not need a company who is getting funded by terrorist.

25. QWERTYphone

Posts: 654; Member since: Sep 22, 2014

Anything is better than the weak, racist, moron in the white house now.

6. S.R.K.

Posts: 678; Member since: Feb 11, 2016

America needs patriotism. I salute Donald, and kick out Obama. We are the British Empire.

7. Pattyface

Posts: 1658; Member since: Aug 20, 2014

Your opinions from here on out are invalid on everything. To salute Donald is suicide

9. S.R.K.

Posts: 678; Member since: Feb 11, 2016

To not salute Donald will cause America to be infested by illegal immigrants and abolish terrorism. We are the British Empire along with America, we rule the world. We have mighty powers.

12. 47AlphaTango

Posts: 739; Member since: Sep 27, 2015

You need to get out of america. Cause you don't even know the liberty. And why the statue of liberty is made for which symbolizes america. You have shown how racist you are towards your countrymen. And to risk freedom for security. And to be monitored by the government is like having a life of dictatorship from which everything that is recorded on your phone. From bank accounts, to social security no., to every important files that should have been kept secret to the entire world is revealed. Is that what you wanted with your life?

17. Augustine

Posts: 1043; Member since: Sep 28, 2013

Which America? Because the contemporary America is Unamerican.

26. QWERTYphone

Posts: 654; Member since: Sep 22, 2014

These animals are NOT our "countrymen", or even men. Men WORK, pay TAXES, raise their CHILDREN and are not a violent animals that rob, rape, and kill on a daily basis. Those that you call racists are not the problem, they are the solution.

13. TMHKR

Posts: 202; Member since: Dec 08, 2012

If Trump was a good choice for the well-being of the American people, he would be dead by now. Just saying, knowing the modus operandi of the government. Not the REAL government, mind you...

10. HonestRealist

Posts: 196; Member since: Jan 25, 2016

See what I mean?

14. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

"It would be unwise to presume someone like Trump or a Cruz doesn't understand the implications of their policies and positions." They don't understand. Cruz is an idiot. He shouldn't even be in the race because he isn't even a born citizen of the USA. all the frack Obama got simply for being black and here this man isn't getting any, except from trump. If trump wins the election and gets into the White House, all the hard work the USA has had to do to get back on its feet the last 8 years, with the things Obama could do, where he received NO HELP from the idiots in Congress and members of his own party, again simply because he is black; the USS is going to fall on its face. Trump and most idiot from Europe are just like him. A bunch of selfish, greedy, racist, sexist; human beings. A Republican will NEVER EVER get my support, even if and when they are right.

15. S.R.K.

Posts: 678; Member since: Feb 11, 2016

"If people are being made unemployed, the question of immigration becomes extremely thorny. It's been too easy to get into this country in the past and it's going to get harder." UK. Labour has ruined United Kingdom. Salute and respect "conservative: Marget Thatcher".

20. sissy246

Posts: 7129; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

He is not black, he is half black. Why can't peon call him for what he is mixed race. But still can't stand the man. He has done nothing but hurt this country.

16. Augustine

Posts: 1043; Member since: Sep 28, 2013

Hasn't it always? Have you lived under a rock all this time?

11. jellmoo

Posts: 2660; Member since: Oct 31, 2011

I honestly am shocked, appalled, and terrified that one of these people could become President. Trying to solve a nation's problems by yelling as loudly as you can is the strategy a toddler should be using, not a President.

19. kevin91202

Posts: 642; Member since: Jun 08, 2014

Why? That's 'Merica: the land of hypocrites, African slavery, and illegal Euro immigration.

18. Augustine

Posts: 1043; Member since: Sep 28, 2013

Politics attracts the worst among we the people. The presidency attracts the psychopaths among we the people.

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