Score one for consumer privacy, at least for now…
The FBI has issued a court ordered request to Apple to design an entirely new operating system for iPhones.
The reason? So that the FBI can bypass the phone’s encryption and access user data. (In this case, the FBI is after data on the phone of one of the terrorist involved in last December’s shooting in San Bernardino, CA.)
The order has produced reactions on both sides from iPhone users to politicians but Apple CEO Tim Cook released an official statement saying Apple will NOT comply with the FBI’s request
You can read the statement from Apple HERE and make your own judgement.