Apple Says Order To Unlock IPhone Violates Constitution

Law360, New York (February 25, 2016, 4:17 PM EST) -- Apple fired back on Thursday at a California federal court’s “unprecedented” order requiring it to help the government unlock a mass shooting suspect’s iPhone, arguing that the broad demand violates constitutional principles and accusing the government of using a court fight to avoid having a necessary public debate.  

Protesters carry placards outside an Apple store on Feb. 23. (Credit: AP) More than a week after Apple Inc. CEO Tim Cook publicly vowed to fight the Feb. 16 ruling ordering the company to provide authorities with special...
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