IT’S ALL IN THE FILES …
In case you missed it, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is currently engaged in a major legal battle with tech giant Apple over its encryption technology.
We wrote about the case here … and again here.
According to the government, it has a narrow objective: It wants to obtain access to the iPhone 5C used by San Bernardino, California domestic terrorist Syed Rizwan Farook.
“We don’t want to break anyone’s encryption,” FBI director James Comey said last week.
Apple contends the opposite. Its attorneys claim the FBI is seeking a “master key” that would enable the government to bypass encryption on all iPhones, iPods and iPads.
So … who is telling the truth?
Let’s consult the FBI’s court filing …