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Microsoft, Google, Facebook Back Apple

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Feb 25, 2016, 4:30 PM   by Eric M. Zeman

More tech companies are backing Apple's position in the locked phone case against the FBI. Google and Facebook have said they'll file motions in support of Apple with the court, while Microsoft said it will file an amicus brief with the U.S. Department of Justice. Apple is refusing to help the FBI unlock a phone owned by the terrorist in the San Bernardino shootings. Apple believes doing so will put all iPhone owners at risk. A court has ordered Apple to unlock the device. The matter will reach court on March 1.

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Feb 26, 2016, 11:40 AM

Oh Please...

As if Every one of these companies hasn't surreptitiously assisted the government in accessing user data in multiple cases. They just want to jump on Apple's "lets-give-the-appearance-we-don't-do-that" ship.

Oh yeah, and peoples privacy or something.
"Oh no, how dare they comply with the law in every reasonable way. Clearly they just want to jump on Apple's bandwagon of 'we won't deliberately make extra tools to compromise security' to look good, not because it would entirely compromise local stor...
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