Feds Ordered To Answer Apple Stay Request In NY Phone Row

Law360, New York (March 25, 2016, 10:12 PM EDT) -- The New York federal judge overseeing the legal battle between the U.S. Department of Justice and Apple over a drug dealer’s locked iPhone ordered the government Friday to respond to Apple’s bid to stay the case until an update in the related matter involving the husband-and-wife terrorists in California.

Apple Inc. asked the judge in a letter Thursday to hit pause on the fight over whether the tech giant has to help the government unlock the iPhone of admitted drug dealer Jun Feng until the Department...
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