2016/02/16: ShooterOrder Compelling Apple Asst iPhone
A lot of people are watching the spectacle of Apple vs. the FBI and the Homeland Security Theatre and rubbing their eyes, wondering why Apple (in the person of CEO Tim Cook) is suddenly the knight in shining armour on the side of consumer privacy and civil rights. Apple, after all, is a goliath-sized corporate behemoth with the second largest market cap in US stock market history-what's in it for them?
The FBI's spin has a lot of people thinking about its Apple fight all wrong.
Il caso dell'iPhone del terrorista di San Bernardino impone una riflessione sullo scontro fra poteri (Stato-aziende private) e sulla necessità di un equilibrio fra sicurezza, privacy, diritti commerciali e diritti dei cittadini. è in gioco la natura stessa della nostra democrazia.
Apple's refusal to help the government unlock the San Bernardino shooter's iPhone may have some surprising consequences. Remember, Apple is defying not only the Justice Department but also the wishes of the iPhone's owner. That's because the iPhone in question is actually owned by the San Bernardino County Department of Public Health, which issued it to Syed Farook to use at work. As a practical matter, Apple's technical and legal position elevates Farook's privacy over the interests of the iPhone's real owner. This may well be consistent with Apple's corporate marketing strategy, which seems to be making the iPhone so sexy that employees will simply demand that companies buy it for them. But the San Bernardino case is a wakeup call for companies who think that, because they are the customers, Apple owes them some allegiance. Nope. Instead, Apple's technical and legal war with the United States government is turning its corporate customers into collateral damage. As that lesson sinks in, enterprise purchases of iPhones may take a hit. Indeed, in the financial industry, the fallout could be worse. Given Apple's decision to privilege users' privacy above all else, it may well be unlawful for banks and brokerages to let...
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The precedent the FBI seeks in the San Bernardino case is frighteningly broad.