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Balancing Privacy And Security


Striking the proper balance between security and privacy is once again being tested, this time between the FBI and Apple.

At the FBI’s request, a federal magistrate has issued a court order requiring Apple to create a device that would disable a security feature on its iPhones so that the FBI can unlock a cellphone used by Syed Rizwan Farook, one of the terrorists who killed 14 people in San Bernandino.

In opposing the order, Apple CEO Tim Cook claims “the U.S. government has asked us for something we simply do not have, and something that we consider too dangerous to create. They hav...

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