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Monday, March 21, 2016

Apple And The FBI

Beyond Surveillance: What Could Happen If Apple Loses to the FBI

An Apple loss in the San Bernardino encryption case risks creating a world in which we can no longer trust the gadgets that track how we drive, when we’re home and whether the door is locked.

Danny Yadron | March 21, 2016

This is how a former White House technologist envisions a future in which Apple loses its privacy battle with the US government.
The year is 2026. You get in your new Tesla for a milk run. You place your fingertip on the door handle, the door unlocks, and the car knows it’s you as you step inside because it read your fingerprint.
The car, on its own, pulls out of the garage while you scroll through live streams broadcast by your friends on whatever app has succeeded Instagram.

Apple supporters
Apple supporters protested over government efforts to break into an iPhone. Source: 
<more at; related links: (Edward Snowden defends Apple in fight against FBI. February 17, 2016) and (Apple backed by more online giants in FBI iPhone unlock battle. March 4, 2016)>

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