Apple Talks Shit About Privacy at CES
admin at pilobilus.net
Mon Jan 7 11:50:47 PST 2019
On 1/6/19 3:56 PM, grarpamp wrote:
> "What happens on your iPhone, stays on your iPhone."
> That privacy priority came
> into clear focus three years ago when Apple refused to assist the FBI
> in unlocking an iPhone that belonged to a suspected terrorist in San
> Bernardino, CA.
I would describe that episode as a publicity stunt cooked up by the FBI
and DoD contractor Apple. If I recall correctly, Apple claimed it
"could not" unlock the device in question; but after public attention
started to die down, a 3rd party forensics shop did unlock it.
Meanwhile, back in the network security world, Declan Mccullagh reported:
"ATF says no law enforcement agency could unlock a defendant's iPhone,
but Apple can 'bypass the security software' if it chooses. Apple has
created a police waiting list because of high demand."
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