“For me, the middle ground” is to do “what the law requires,” Ms. Lynch responded, which drew a smattering of laughter and hisses from the audience.
The FBI has been dishonest throughout this process. They have blamed Apple for their own failings. Is there any part of the U.S. Justice Department that has not been tainted by Eric Holder’s mendacity?
… the government is using Apple to try to set a legal precedent. If correct, this represents yet another waste of taxpayer money to harass one of the country’s most successful companies.
But earlier it was alleged that the FBI had recovered iCloud data. In that statement the FBI said the backups had ended two weeks before the attack. Which triggers another question. How did the FBI recover the earlier data if they did not have the old iCloud password?
Apple has been accused of grandstanding by refusing to decrypt this phone. If my guesses are correct, the media has it exactly backwards. It’s the FBI that’s grandstanding.