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Apple's Help Unlocking IPhone Wouldn't Kill Privacy, Feds Say

Law360, New York (February 19, 2016, 6:35 PM EST) -- The U.S. government hit back Friday at Apple’s public rebuke of an order requiring it to help law enforcement unlock a shooting suspect’s iPhone, telling a California federal court that the tech giant has wildly mischaracterized the directive and that compliance would not spell the end of privacy.

The U.S. Department of Justice pushed the court to compel Apple Inc. to comply with a magistrate judge’s Tuesday order to provide federal authorities with special software that would allow them to unlock the iPhone 5C of Syed...
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