February 13, 2016

SPYING: Apple: Dear judge, please tell us if gov’t can compel us to unlock an iPhone; Lawyers: Federal prosecutors told us they will continue to invoke 18th-century law. “If Feng’s phone had iOS 8 or later installed—as 90 percent of iPhones do—this entire issue would likely be moot. Apple now enables full encryption by default, and the company specifically said the move happened ‘so it’s not technically feasible for us to respond to government warrants for the extraction of this data from devices in their possession running iOS 8.'”

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