Apple's response to DOJ submitting in San Bernadino case: Nope!
Apple continues to refuse complying with the feds’ calls for to open up the San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone 5c. Cupertino has filed a reply temporary in response to the DOJ’s submitting, stating that the federal government is trying to “rewrite historical past by portraying the [All Writs] Act as an all-highly effective magic wand moderately than the restricted procedural software it’s.” Apple additionally reiterated that to conform can be harmful to the “safety and privateness of hundreds of thousands of residents.” Firm exec Eddy Cue expressed the identical sentiments up to now.
Additional, the tech titan accuses the federal government of deceptive the courtroom by stating that the case is a few single iPhone when the FBI director reportedly admitted in any other case. When the director testified earlier than Congress, he stated: “The broader query we’re speaking about right here goes far past telephones or far past any case. “
Apart from stating its the reason why it refuses to unlock the shooter’s iPhone 5c for the FBI, Apple additionally touched upon the federal government’s order to create a backdoor in its software program. The company revealed that the federal government threatened to pressure it to show over its supply code and personal digital signature if it refuses to cooperate. “The catastrophic safety implications of that menace solely spotlight the federal government’s elementary misunderstanding or reckless disregard of the know-how at problem and the safety dangers implicated by its suggestion,” the submitting stated.
In the mean time, it seems like that the corporate does not intend to again down, repeating its CEO’s phrases that a software program with a backdoor is just too harmful to create.