A legal clash between Apple and the FBI has been brought to a close by the US Government declaring that it has “successfully accessed the data stored on [San Bernardino gunman] Farook’s iPhone and therefore no longer requires” the help of the technology company.
However the issue at the heart of the dispute is still open for debate: could the FBI have forced Apple to aid it in unlocking the device? This brings into question what lengths should law enforcement agencies and governments go to in order to access personal information in the pursuit of stopping potential terrorist activities and other crimes.
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Text source: www.bbc.co.uk – 29th March 2016