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China’s Huawei Backs Apple in Fight Over Encryption

China’s Huawei said it backed Apple’s chief executive Tim Cook in his stand-off with the United States government over breaking into an iPhone, but stopped short of saying explicitly it would adopt the same stance. “It is very important, we agree with that,” Richard Yu, chief executive of Huawei’s consumer business group, told reporters in Barcelona gathered for the Mobile ... Read More »

Worldwide Protests Supporting Apple in Encryption Fight With FBI Planned By Internet Rights Group

Protesters are preparing to assemble in more than 30 cities to lash out at the FBI for obtaining a court order that requires Apple to make it easier to unlock an encrypted iPhone used by a gunman in December’s mass shootings in Southern California. The protests organized by the Internet rights group Fight for the Future are scheduled to occur ... Read More »

Apple Gains Silicon Valley’s Backing in Government Fight

Tim Cook has picked a fight with the US government and Silicon Valley is joining his side. From Google to Facebook, the industry’s biggest names rallied around Apple’s chief executive officer after he vowed to resist a court order demanding it help unlock the iPhone of a shooter in a terrorist attack. Cook described the request as an “unprecedented step ... Read More »

Profit or Patriotism? What’s Driving Fight Between US, Apple

Apple Inc. and the US government are making their cases before anyone steps into a courtroom over a judge’s order forcing Apple to help the FBI hack into an iPhone in a terrorism case. Their legal arguments are expected to pit digital privacy rights against national security interests, and could affect millions of cellphone users. Apple has until Tuesday to ... Read More »