Three days after San Bernardino attack, Apple delivered parcels of information to the feds

While many are taking shots at Apple for not helping the government investigate the San Bernardino terrorist attack by unlocking Syed Farook's Apple iPhone 5c, the truth might actually be a lot different. Based on a court filing by an Apple attorney, the company delivered "two parcels" of information related to subscriber data just three days after the attack. Most believe that this was iCloud information related to three different subscribers and nine different accounts...
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54. DoggyDangerous

Posts: 1028; Member since: Aug 28, 2015

Hey Hallyu, what are your feelings about G5 and S7? both are from your neighborhood. Like you always praise Lg and Samsung. Now which one do you like the most?

58. S.R.K.

Posts: 678; Member since: Feb 11, 2016

O come on definitely the Ugly G5.

61. DoggyDangerous

Posts: 1028; Member since: Aug 28, 2015

yes it is, but it is also something unique.

76. 14545

Posts: 1835; Member since: Nov 22, 2011

I am far from an Apple supporter, but do you want your phone unlocked at the whim of the feds? Also, this would directly require apple to build special software that doesn't exist to open this phone. Once that is done, it can be used on ANY Apple phone. Then, they will come after Google. All in the name of "safety" by the dimwitted public. Even though the feds haven't successfully stopped "terrorism" before or after the PATRIOT act. But hey, lets give these incompetent a-holes more power.

88. Plutonium239

Posts: 1199; Member since: Mar 17, 2015

That is incorrect, it would only work on all other Iphone 5c models, no others would be afflicted, and Apple could easily ensure that it isn't stolen or used on other phones than just this single one...

83. ANDRIODMAN33

Posts: 5; Member since: Feb 29, 2016

you Need to shut up. And you have no idea what what you are talking about for the fact that you don't live here.

25. FoneAddict

Posts: 263; Member since: Jul 05, 2011

Another FBI cover up.

72. Hypergy

Posts: 54; Member since: Feb 24, 2016

Once a valid warrant has been issued, the right of privacy ends. Apple, like any other citizen, has an obligation to assist the government in any way that it can to implement the warrant.

77. 14545

Posts: 1835; Member since: Nov 22, 2011

Key here, ASSIST, not work for the government. They have assisted with they reasonably can. Asking more is just stupid.

3. KillTheKardashians

Posts: 93; Member since: Feb 19, 2016

iTerrorist

6. GreenMan

Posts: 2697; Member since: Nov 09, 2015

iTerrorist? Says the iHater, Ha! Why? Guess, the poor Kardashians aren't enough! Just like the world isn't enough... Eh, mate?

7. KillTheKardashians

Posts: 93; Member since: Feb 19, 2016

You mad bro ? Eh ? Eh ? Äh ? Äeh ? Eä ? Öäeh ? Öäeüh ?

10. S.R.K.

Posts: 678; Member since: Feb 11, 2016

I think he's supporting terrorism. ?

15. GreenMan

Posts: 2697; Member since: Nov 09, 2015

@S.R.K You're merely assuming things from my end, fine fellow... I don't support terrorism, but I do support privacy... As my old man used to say (may his soul rest in peace) that "Privacy is a privilege"... There's a good reason behind why I have no respect for Facebook... Now your mileage may vary, and I respect that... Stay Blessed!

11. GreenMan

Posts: 2697; Member since: Nov 09, 2015

@KillTheKardashians Now this is just unacceptable... Mocking an old timer like me. Have some mercy, lad! BTW, life is too short to hold grudges in your heart... That's the most precious lesson my agonizingly Long life has taught me... You may embrace it, love it, learn something from it or just laugh at it... It up to you, young one! G'Day!

12. KillTheKardashians

Posts: 93; Member since: Feb 19, 2016

I've been alone with you inside my mind And in my dreams I've kissed your lips a thousand times I sometimes see you pass outside my door Hello Is it me you're looking for I can see it in your eyes I can see it in your smile You're all I've ever wanted And my arms are open wide 'Cause you know just what to say And you know just what to do And I want to tell you so much I love you

14. S.R.K.

Posts: 678; Member since: Feb 11, 2016

Never argue with Apple. They know what their customers are. If they say their customers are inept and foolish, then that's because they they are... and they will sell them devices that cater to that... and people who ARE inept and foolish will buy them.

56. DoggyDangerous

Posts: 1028; Member since: Aug 28, 2015

Hey dude. Most of the users on PA are kids or teenagers or students. Relax dude, they have yet to come to practical life. They are just kids, so let them enjoy their self and plz dont feel sad about anyone's remarks.

9. S.R.K.

Posts: 678; Member since: Feb 11, 2016

iDemise and doomed of Apple. Lol.

16. Zylam

Posts: 1813; Member since: Oct 20, 2010

Even the haters can't hate on Apple for this. Apples the only company with the ability to stand up against agencies that only want to steal from the user. You never get any carrier bloat on an iPhone, never did and never will, because Apple has created such a brand imagine that other agencies have no choice but to back off. Also here it's beyond clear the feds have zero interest in the actual data on the phone, they just want to use this high profile case as an excuse to get access to any iPhone in the future, local or overseas. I bet they reset the password on purpose so they couldn't be given the data and hence they wouldn't be able to try and exploit Apple. Apple has exceeded what I thought of them, this is incredible how they are taking bullets left right and center to protect their users. Haters will never get it, it's alrite though.

18. GreenMan

Posts: 2697; Member since: Nov 09, 2015

@zylam: I'm taking the liberty of quoting a string of text from your post. I quote: "they just want to use this high profile case as an excuse to get access to any iPhone in the future". To all sGoats, THIS!!! It's your bloody feds to blame! The iPhone in question was in FBI possession when its iCloud password got reset... Still don't believe me? Well, that's what I expect from a Samsung Goat...!

37. Zylam

Posts: 1813; Member since: Oct 20, 2010

@Green, yup you're more than welcome buddy! They won't ever get it, they hate apple because of its success, it's alrite Apple will still stand up for its users regardless of how many people bash them and that is worthy of respect.

42. S.R.K.

Posts: 678; Member since: Feb 11, 2016

This a fun thread, Apple revolutionized the "smart phone" as we know it today. They just haven't really let go with development. If they really let their ideas fly they would blow away anything... However that's not apples style.. they figured out how to milk every penny from their customers and they are keeping it that way. They release a "whole new phone" every so often and everyone runs to get it. They have those customers owned, they are very closed minded when it comes to their phones... I was laughing at a customer I had cone in.. he thought his iPhone 4s was a gift from god.

78. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Yes they helped make the smartphone what it is and like every other OEM that was in top, they stopped innovating when the cash just falls out the sky. The reason Microsoft is not relevant, but should have been is because they laughed instead of moving Windows forward. Windows Mobile could have been what Android is now is Microsoft had did what a Google did. Make Windows Mobile free, have devs make apps and support different hardware configs, just as Windows always had. They blew it. Apple is falling into that same groove. SAMSUNG can't because several OEMs use Android. If they wanna stay in top they gotta fight for it. These goons who own their own software, just don't get it. Apple could have single handedly owned this business for 5 years and it lasted two. They need to understand that being big doesn't mean you can just sell us anything.

81. S.R.K.

Posts: 678; Member since: Feb 11, 2016

Very well said Techie. Apple and Microsoft are to bigoted and egoistic aswell as big-headed. Suits them well focusing on patent trolling. Instead of innovating. Hope Apple becomes like Ms or Nokia soon. I deeply hate bullies and cowards.

24. Inotamira

Posts: 173; Member since: Feb 06, 2016

Maybe, just MAYBE, most of these people you label "haters" are people using actual facts that you refuse to recognize? No, that can't be the case, that would mean that the crap they churn out to schmucks like you is actually crap, right? No, we can't have that, that phone makes you cool because of pixy magic and fairy farts, how dare anyone speak the truth about it!

32. nodes

Posts: 1158; Member since: Mar 06, 2014

haters don't even care about phones, or products. they just...hate.

36. Zylam

Posts: 1813; Member since: Oct 20, 2010

What? None of that made any sense. From what little is understandable of your comment, it's Ironic how you try and speak about facts but generate total bias garbage.

84. ANDRIODMAN33

Posts: 5; Member since: Feb 29, 2016

STOP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! TALKING WE DON'T CARE

44. willard12 unregistered

Apple was turning over user data willingly until September 2014. Then, they were caught by the media doing it. Add the icloud hacking incident after that, Tim Cook went on an apology tour on several TV networks. Apple wanted this high profile case a lot more than the feds to change their image. Apple has definitely created an powerful brand image, and it is clearly working on you.
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