Feds Pursue Phone Hack Sans Apple, Postponing Hearing

Law360, Los Angeles (March 21, 2016, 10:30 PM EDT) -- The California federal judge overseeing the dispute between Apple and the U.S. Department of Justice over data on a mass shooting suspect’s phone canceled a highly anticipated hearing after the FBI said Monday it might be able to break into the phone without Apple’s help.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Sheri Pym stayed an order requiring Apple Inc. to help the government pull data from the iPhone used by one of the suspects in the December shootings in San Bernardino, California, and canceled Tuesday’s scheduled hearing on the...
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