Apple's Big-Picture Focus Key To Win IPhone Unlock Fight

Law360, New York (February 17, 2016, 10:57 PM EST) -- Apple's vow on Tuesday to challenge an order forcing it to help the FBI unlock a deceased California shooting suspect's iPhone sets the stage for a high-profile court battle. To win the case, Apple would be wise to focus on the broader public policy implications of the seemingly narrow assistance request, attorneys say.

Mere hours after a California federal court issued its ruling ordering Apple to provide federal authorities with special software that would allow them to unlock the iPhone 5C of Syed Farook — who,...
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